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Fire data for 2015/16

14 August 2016

What is it?Records of fires attended by the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. Records are broken down into fires started deliberately or accidentally; and into primary fires (e.g. houses, cars) and secondary fires (e.g. wheelie bins, grassland).

Example statistic:In 2015/16, there were 694 deliberately started secondary fires across the district as a whole This represented an increase of 32% over the previous year, taking the fire rate close to the West Yorkshire average, and to almost twice the England average. At ward level, deliberate fires in 2015/16 were a particular problem in Knottingley, South Elmsall and South Kirkby, and Hemsworth.

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