More than 60 deliberate fires started every day in Scotland during Spring 2019

Firefighters in Scotland were called to tackle more than 60 deliberate fires every single day during Spring last year – almost double during the same period in 2018. Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) crews were mobilised to a total…

Deliberate fires at Bonfire Night saw fire appliances mobilised 400 times a week

DELIBERATE fires over the Bonfire Night period saw fire appliances across Scotland mobilised almost 400 times a week in 2018, according to figures. Firefighters responded to 1,307 such incidents in the four weeks leading up to November 5, 2018 –…

47% of All Fires in England are Deliberate and More Needs to be Done says the Arson Prevention Forum 

The level of deliberate fires in this country is “totally unacceptable,” says the independent Chairman of the Arson Prevention Forum. In launching the 2017 State of the Nation report, Lee Howell said: “All organisations with an interest in, or responsibility…

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Warn about Deliberate Fires this Autumn

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) was called out to over two thousand deliberate fires across the country last autumn. Figures reveal last year’s total has increased from the previous season and the majority of those fires were deliberate…

Public urged to join fight against fire this Spring

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is urging the public to join in their fight against the threat of deliberate fires. Spring is typically a time of year when there is an increase in the number of deliberate secondary…

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