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Fire Services: Emergency Calls

Volume 502: debated on Thursday 10 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many (a) genuine and (b) bogus fire emergency calls have been received in Leeds North West in each year since 2006. (305770)

This information is held centrally only to Fire Authority level. The numbers of malicious false alarm calls and other emergency calls to West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are shown in the following table.

Total emergency calls and malicious false alarms calls to West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service 2006-07 to 2008-09

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

Malicious false alarms calls

3,903

2,395

2,149

Other emergency calls

88,458

82,000

76,163

Total emergency calls

92,361

84,395

78,312

Source:

Data returns to Communities and Local Government