996

Reference: 

Electrical Fires

Request detail: 

Under the Freedom of Information Act (2000), please could you provide answers to the four questions in copy below. 

1.     How many primary fires in residential buildings attended by your fire and rescue service were ignited by 'white goods', i.e. fridges, washing machines, tumble dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, kettles, coffee machines etc., over the last five years?

2019/18

XX fires

2018/17

 

2017/16

 

2016/15

 

2015/14

 

2.     How many primary fires in residential buildings attended by your fire and rescue service were ignited by an electric fault or caused by a problem with electrical distribution over the last five years?

2019/18

XX fires

2018/17

 

2017/16

 

2016/15

 

2015/14

 

3.     How many individuals has your fire and rescue service had to rescue from a residential building due to an electrically-ignited fire / a fire caused by a problem with electrical distribution in the past five years?

2019/18

XX individuals

2018/17

 

2017/16

 

2016/15

 

2015/14

 

4.     How many individuals has your fire and rescue service had to rescue from a non-residential building due to an electrically-ignited fire / a fire caused by a problem with electrical distribution in the past five years?

2019/18

XX individuals

2018/17

 

2017/16

 

2016/15

 

2015/14

 

 

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please see attached spreadsheet.

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Friday, 28 February, 2020

Responded: 

Wednesday, 25 March, 2020

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