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Fire Deaths

Volume 84: debated on Monday 21 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons over 65 years of age died in fires (a) at home and (b) in residential institutions in 1982, 1983 and 1984, respectively.

The table shows the numbers of deaths from accidents caused by fire and flames (a) at home and (b) in residential institutions, of persons aged 65 and over, which were registered in England and Wales in 1982, 1983 and 1984.

ICD (9)* E890–E899
YearPlace of accident
At homeResidential institutions
198234517
19833109
198431511
* International Classification of Diseases (9th Revision).

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many children under 15 years of age died in fires at home in 1982, 1983 and 1984, respectively.

The table shows the numbers of deaths from accidents caused by fire and flames at home, of children under 15 years of age, which were registered in England and Wales in 1982, 1983 and 1984

ICD (9)* E890·899
YearAge in years 0–14
198274
198392
198481
* International Classification of Diseases (9th Revision).