Electric vehicle battery fires



Request detail: 

I would like to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, data held by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service on the below:
1. Number of EV battery fires that have been tackled from June 2019 - June 2023

2. Please include a break down of types of vehicle in the data (car, bus/coach, e-bike/e-scooter, etc)

3. Please include details on month, year, cause of fire, fire spread and injuries/fatalities as a result of the fire

4. If possible, can you provide any details on how many of the batteries were certified by the vehicle OEM, or if the batteries had a battery management system or state of health monitoring?

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please refer to the attached spreadsheet for the information held.  

Information Released: 



Monday, 10 July, 2023


Friday, 28 July, 2023