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Staffordshire fire deaths and injuries at an all time low!(News)

There are less people in Staffordshire dying and being seriously injured from fire than ever before--Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have recently announced the annual statistics, which now provide information covering a period from 2001-2006.

Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority have treated getting the numbers of deaths and serious injuries from fire down as their number one priority--and it is a policy that is shown to work by these recent figures. Since 2001, fire deaths and serious injuries have reduced by over 70 per cent. That means there have been nearly 400 fewer deaths and injuries from accidental fires in homes since 2001!

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is determined to build on existing prevention activities and develop its initiatives to raise awareness, inform and educate to drive deaths and serious injuries down even further. …

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