Monthly Archives: July 2018
Posted: July 18, 2018
The Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) in England attended 161,770 fires from April 2016 to March 2017. Worryingly, it was found that smoke alarms had not been fitted in 27% of dwelling fires. The statistics also revealed that in 42% of all residential fire-related fatalities, a smoke alarm was fitted but it failed to operate or did not alert the occupants to the fire.