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Fire Services: Accidents

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 1 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many accidents there were involving fire engines on emergency calls in (a) Castle Point constituency and (b) Essex in each of the last five years. (196800)

[holding answer 26 March 2008]: The number of fire appliance accidents in Essex, while on emergency calls, is shown in the following table:

Fire appliance accidents in Essex while on blue light: 2001-02 to 2005-06

Number

2001-02

76

2002-03

80

2003-04

n/a

2004-05

70

2005-06

79

n/a = Not applicable. Source: Annual returns to CLG.

Figures for Castle Point are not available separately.