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Incidents in Liverpool

The graphs and charts on the In Liverpool, we have achieved We will therefore target resources 

following pages provide a detailed significant reductions in the number during 2015-16 towards gathering 

of anti-social behaviour (ASB) fires 
analysis of incidents attended Site Specific Risk Information.

within Liverpool during 2014-15.
and automatic fire alarms (AFAs).

Liverpool has experienced an 

We note from these statistics that This has been achieved through
increase in the number of road 

a multi-agency approach to our traffic collisions attended by 
a large proportion of accidental 
prevention activities such as 
dwelling fires and deliberate Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service 

secondary fires occur in key collaborative working to remove (MF&RS).

combustible materials via fly-tipping 
locations of social deprivation.

reports from crews to the Liverpool will continue to work with 

Neighbourhood Response
local partners in addressing road 
The majority of accidental dwelling 

fires are cooking-related and safety; however MF&RS will, as 

located in the kitchen.
to a Service-wide strategy to stop directed by the Chief Fire Officers 

firefighters attending false alarms Association (CFOA), specifically 

The Liverpool Community Safety from automatic fire alarm systems.
inform and educate the 16-24 year-

strategy included the completion 

of more than 10,000 Home Fire The Service has reported a steady many of the road traffic collisions 

Safety Checks (HFSCs), which has decrease in the number of attended by MF&RS are not 

commercial and other property 
enabled us to report that the attributable to this age bracket 

majority of fires in the home are fires. However, post-incident and we will work with our partners 

analysis has highlighted the need to address this.
contained to the room in which 

they start.
to improve our operational 



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