§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many(a) fatalities and (b) injuries have been suffered by firemen in the last three years; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Sackville
The information is given in the table.
Deaths and injuries of fire brigade personnel while on duty in England and Wales 1992 to 1994–95 England and Wales Year Deaths Injuries1 1992 3 861 19932Q1 0 276 1993–94 3 797 1994–95 31 737
1 Injuries are defined as those which result in absence of duty for at least one month or two weeks or more of hospitalisation.
2 January to March 1993, followed by financial years—April to March.
3 Died of natural causes attending a call.