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Home safety experts looked at the types of properties as well as the areas across the country that experience the most accidental home fire incidents.
The research did this by looking at the proportion of fires that occurred in different types of homes as well as the number of fire and rescue incidents per 100,000 people in different regions.
Below are the properties and areas where you are most likely to experience an accidental fire, according to the ADT.
Properties most likely to catch fire accidentally, according to experts
Experts revealed that bungalows are the most at risk of accidental fires as 94.19% of the fires were accidental.
Experts said that because these buildings only have one floor, the impact of the fires could be more devastating.
This was followed by “other housing” such as mobile homes and sheltered detached dwellings, at 92%.
Here is the complete list and percentage of accidental fires:
1. Bungalow- 1 room
2. Other residences
3. House – one dwelling
4. A medium-purpose apartment/two floors
5. Converted two-storey apartment – one room
6. Purpose built apartment/low rise maisonette
7. Purpose built high rise apartment/two floors
8. A multi-occupancy residence
Areas with the highest number of fire and rescue incidents
Here are the areas of England with the highest number of fire and rescue incidents, at a rate of 100,000 people, in 2021/22.
1. Greater London
2. Greater Manchester
3. West Midlands
4. West Yorkshire
8. Tyne and Wear
9. Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
10. Devon and Somerset
Greater London had the highest number of fire and rescue incidents, with a rate of 202.96 per 100,000 people.
Other areas such as Greater Manchester and the West Midlands also saw a higher number of fire and rescue incidents.
Greater Manchester saw a 34.84% increase in the number of fires between 2021 and 2022.