Fire Prevention

Cork City Fire Statistics for 1990-1994

Emergency Callouts Cork City 1990 - 1994

INCIDENT TYPE
Number of incidents

1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
Domestic Buildings
Chimney Fires
417
485
525
471
374
Other Fires
166
184
191
211
177
Caravans/ mobile Homes
8
8
8
9
3
Flats
Local Authority
21
16
30
33
28
Private
14
14
17
9
13
Bedsitters
-
-
-
1
-
Institutions
Hospitals
5
6
4
12
3
Schools
11
10
7
9
4
Other Institutions
1
11
9
19
4
Industrial
Factories
14
11
14
24
19
Chemical Plants
2
-
-
1
-
Storage Buildings
31
32
25
20
14
Commercial
Shops/ Supermarkets
9
21
19
12
12
Offices
8
9
6
2
5
Hotels/ Guesthouses/ Boarding
2
2
3
4
4
Services
Places of Public Entertainment
8
3
7
4
1
Public Houses
9
9
7
9
5
Restaurants
2
4
-
5
8
Other
Petrol Stations
2
1
-
5
4
Hazardous Substances(fire)
-
-
-
-
-
Motor vehicles
100
112
223
220
206
Unoccupied Buildings
10
13
42
21
41
Agricultural Buildings
8
8
8
4
7
Forest/Bog/ Grass
341
459
442
332
161
Ships/ Aircraft
-
1
-
1
-
Outdoor Storage
-
2
-
30
31
Outdoor Rubbish
-
217
218
375
302
Miscellaneous
259
117
135
47
63
Fires Total
1448
1755
1708
1890
1489
Special Service incidents
Road Traffic Accidents
60
43
41
46
42
Hazardous Substances Transport(no fire)
74
46
38
14
11
Other
134
113
137
111
98
Water Incidents
3
4
-
-
-
Water Pumping
-
-
1
32
2
Rescue / Removal from river
-
-
24
26
32
Other Rescues
-
-
-
-
20
Ambulance
4
7
1
2
1
Special Service Total
275
223
242
231
206
False Alarm incidents
Malicious
532
625
689
691
374
Good Intent
355
455
437
443
475
False Alarms Total
887
1080
1126
1134
849
Total Number of Emergency Responses
2610
3048
3308
3258
2544