Electric Vehicle (EV) fires in Shropshire



Request detail: 

For the purpose of statistical analysis related to electric vehicle fires, I request information on individual cases of electric vehicle fire incidents that have occurred in Shropshire in the last 5 years (2018-2023). The information I am seeking includes:

1. Number of EV fires from Jan. 2018 - Current
2. Please include a breakdown of types of vehicle in the data (car, bus/coach, e-bike/e-scooter, etc)
3. Please include details on day, month, year, location cause of fire, fire spread and injuries/fatalities as a result of the fire
4. If possible, can you provide any details on the vehicle or battery Informations, or if the batteries had a battery management system or state of health monitoring?

I hope to receive the file in Excel format.

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please refer to the attached spreadsheet containing the requested information where this has been recorded in our Incident Recording System.

Information Released: 



Wednesday, 1 November, 2023


Monday, 27 November, 2023