85% of homes have a Smoke Detector

The fire brigade are called to approximately 50,000 reported domestic fires each year.

No one knows how many “close call” fires are extinguished by the occupant and fire brigade isn’t called and therefore they are not recorded.

65% of all domestic fires are caused by unattended cookers.

10% of all domestic fires are caused by electrical appliances.

15,000 people are injured each year  (20,950 in the USA)

350 die each year (4,450 in the USA)

The insurance industry pay out £500M in claims. ($11.48B in the USA)

75% of all fires fall under the protection of a TripActivator. Turning off the power at the smoking stage might not stop every fire, but it will stop a very high proportion of them.

Full UK fire statistics  

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World fire statistics