HC Deb 03 November 1994 vol 248 cc1353-4W
Mr. Nigel Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people were(a) killed and (b) injured in residential house fires in (i) 1992–93 and (ii) 1993–94.

Mr. Nicholas Baker

Figures on fire deaths are provided on a calendar year basis. In 1992 there were 594 fire deaths in dwellings and 11,206 non-fatal casualties. Provisional figures for 1993 show that there were 535 deaths from fires in dwellings and 11,370 non-fatal casualties.