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A study put together by shows which areas are most fire-prone in the country, based on the number of incidents the Fire and Rescue Services responded to, per 100,000 residents.

With 181 garden fire callouts per 100,000 people in the past decade, Bedfordshire is the region most prone to garden fires.

In total, 1,230 garden fires were attended to over this period across the country, increasing by 4 percent each year, on average.

Inverclyde, Scotland, comes second, making it the only Scottish area to feature in the top 10.

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