Please supply me with data relating to fires on balconies on residential buildings in your area, as follows;
· How many balcony fires occurred in the prior three years (2017 to 2020)? Please provide gross total and also breakdown by year.
· How many building fires occurred where balconies contributed to the external spread of the fire?
· The ratio breakdown of identified/suspected causes of these balcony fires (ie; barbecue, discarded cigarette, etc).
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. After conducting a search of our incident reporting system for balconies no results came back.
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