The latest national statistical information on fires, casualties, false alarms and non-fire incidents attended by the fire and rescue services in England is available in the Fire Statistics Monitor 2012. This was released on Wednesday 4 July under the auspices of the UK Statistics Authority. The statistics in this release focus on the period of 1 April to 2011 to 31 March 2012, however, data tables are available which show statistics going back to April 2001.
The Fire Statistics Monitor 2012 and supporting data tables can be found on the government www.gov.uk Alternatively you can click here to link directly to the Fire Statistics Monitor 2012 page.
For an insight into the workings of the Service - the strategies, measures and processes which we employ to ensure that we function efficiently and provide you with a first-class value-for-money service.
In this section you will find information relating to our Performance Management, Service plans, Service procedures and Performance.
Sharing information with the community of County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS) is important to us. Below you can find information which shows how CDDFRS has performad over the last financial year (01/04/2011 to 31/03/2012) compared to the previous year.
Primary fires- these are fires which endanger life or property, like house fires, car fires or fire affecting business premises
Secondary fires- these are smaller fires which do not endanger life or property, like grass, bin or rubbish fires.
Service Performance 2011/12
Deaths arising from accidental dwelling fires - 2
Injuries in accidental dwelling fires - 37
Accidental dwelling fires - 292
Road traffic collisions attended - 305
False alarms caused by automatic fire detection - 997
Primary fires - 1039
Total Secondary fires - 2720
Number of home fire saety checks - 9888
CDDFRS aim to reach a Primary Fire within 11 minutes and a RTC within 15 Minutes. Below you can find information which shows how CDDFRS has performad over the last financial year (01/04/2011 to 31/03/2012) compared to the previous year.
Response Standards 2011/12
Dwelling fires attended within 8 min - 72%
Dwelling fires attended within 11 min - 92%
Non domestic property attended within 8 min - 72%
Non domestic property attended within 11 min - 94%
Road traffic collisions attended within 11 min - 88%
Road traffic collisions attended within 15 min - 96%
Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters
Framwellgate Moor, Durham
DH1 5JR, UK
Tel: 0845 305 8383
Fax: 0191 383 0907
Minicom: 0191 384 7840
In an emergency dial 999
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