We have collected together firework incidents we have found reported in the media.
The number of incidents reported in the media is increasing year on year as shown in the table below
Below we have sorted the 2020 incidents by category to download with live links to the relevant article:
89% of the Attacks on Emergency Services were within the Seasonal Sales Period*
74% of Antisocial Behaviour Incidents were within the Seasonal Sales Period*
76% of Injuries to Humans were within the Seasonal Sales Period*
77% of incidents involving Animals were within the Seasonal Sales Period*
81% of Damage To Property was within the Seasonal Sales Period*
It should be noted that this represents a cursory perusal of the media by one group only and is not a complete record.
* Seasonal Sales Period =
- Chinese New Year 22/01/20 to 25/01/20
- Bonfire Night 15/10/20 to 10/11/20
- Diwali 11/11/20 to 14/11/20
- New Year 26/12/20 to 31/12/20