Chandler, S.E., 1970. FIRE DEATHS IN THE FOURTH QUARTER OF 1969. Fire Research Notes 799
A preliminary survey shows that 202 persons died in fires in the fourth quarter of 1969. Of these, 171 were in England and Wales, 28 in Scotland and three in Northern Ireland. Revised estimates for the first three quarters are 311, 173, 103 respectively, giving a total of 789 for the year, slightly below last years total of 865. Eleven people died in a hotel fire at Saffron Walden. Two firemen were killed at fires, one in England and one in Scotland.