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2018 witnessed 16,008 fire incidents across country

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Health Desk-- 7th Jan’19: The year 2018 witnessed less number of fire incidents than the previous one, according to Fire Service and Civil Defence.

At least 16,008 fire incidents took place in 11 months of 2018 which were 18,105 in 2017.

To reduce the fire incidents, the Fire Service and Civil Defence has taken different steps including hanging signboards at commercial institutions and important points, leaflets distribution and training programmes at educational and commercial institutions across the country.

The 1996 recorded 5,376 fire incidents while 5,802 incidents occurred in 1997, 5,003 in 1998, 5,207 in 1999, 5,315 in 2000, 5,971 in 2001, 5,404 in 2002, 6,289 in 2003, 7,140 in 2004, 5,475 in 2005, 9,542 in 2006, 9,196 in 2007, 9,310 in 2008, 12,182 in 2009, 14,682 in 2010, 15,815 in 2011, 17,504 in 2012, 17,912 in 2013, 17,830 in 2014, 17,488 in 2015 and 16,858 in 2016.