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Jersey Fire and Rescue Service statistics

Summary statistics

In 2021:

  • the Fire Service responded to:
    • 1,143 emergency calls
    • 54 accidental dwelling fires
    • 45 road traffic collisions
  • average emergency response time was 11 minutes
  • 55 people were rescued from fires and other emergencies
  • 361 false alarms were received

​​Response activity​​​ (2020)

There were 907 fire and non-fire emergency responses in 2020, of which 329 (36%) were false alarms.

Source: Jersey Fire and Rescue Service, download the chart data here.

Non-fire emergencies include: 

  • hazardous material incidents
  • height rescues
  • emergency effect entry
  • industrial accidents

Fire prevention (2021)

The prevention team aims to lower levels of fire and associated harm and loss through helping people to understand and manage risk. 

The majority of information is delivered through media channels.

Source: Jersey Fire and Rescue Service, download the chart data here.

Fire protection

The protection team enforce fire safety and petroleum laws and regulations. 

It provides support and technical advice on licensing, pyrotechnics, and planning and building matters.

P​rotection activity​

Protection activity​2018
Fire certificates renewed
Property searches
Petroleum licenses​57
Building and planning application reports​35
Licensing reports
Fire certificates
Places of refreshment reports​16
Fire certificate alterations​12
Explosives importation licences​18
Explosives retail reports​4

Source: Jersey Fire and Rescue Service

Further reading: Jersey Fire and Rescue Service

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