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Fire Services

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 16 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many incidents of spillage and leakage other than those associated with road traffic accidents were attended by fire and rescue services in each year since 1994. (244060)

The number of spills and leaks incidents attended by the Fire and Rescue Service other than those associated with road traffic accidents, in England, is set out as follows:

Number of incidents

1994-95

11,261

1995-96

13,228

1996-97

12,865

1997-98

13,153

1998-99

12,864

1999-2000

12,160

2000-01

13,529

2001-02

14,140

2002-03

13,097

2003-04

11,189

2004-05

9,488

2005-06

9,188

2006-07

8,863

2007-08

7,933