E-Cigarette and Mobile Phones

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714

Request detail: 

We would be grateful if, under the Freedom of Information act, you could provide us with the following information for fire services in your area:

 

How many fire incidents your fire services have been called out to in relation to electronic-cigarettes. These would include fires caused by the electronic-cigarettes themselves, their batteries or their chargers.

 

Can you please separately provide me with data for incidents where your fire services have been called out in relation to mobile phones. This would include fires caused by the phones themselves, their batteries or their chargers.

 

For both could you please provide the following information:

 

How many incidents have occurred in each of the following calendar years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 to date? If data for all years is not available, please supply the information you have.

Whether call-outs involved actual fires or were false-alarms.

Whether any injury or loss of life was sustained as a result of any fire caused by electronic–cigarettes.

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please refer below for the information we hold:

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Monday, 21 August, 2017

Responded: 

Wednesday, 6 September, 2017

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