Posted on 22/09/2016 in News 32 2016
Kent Fire and Rescue Service UK

David Wales, Kent Fire and Rescue Service UK, has studied human behaviour in accidental dwelling fires, collecting detailed information from over 700 of Kent’s fire victims.

This shows a uniform age distribution of injuries, but higher rates of death for the over-forties and the highest for the over-eighties. Currently, available data describes the volume of smoke, but potentially this could be extended to cover descriptions of its irritancy.

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