Fire Safety

Reference: 

821

Request detail: 

I request disclosure of information under the freedom of information act.

1.       Please could you state the total number of recorded Fatal Fires involving Telecare call handling issues during each of the last 5 financial years (2013/14, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018). If it is possible within the cost and time limit, please could you provide some detail on the Telecare handling issues identified by the brigade in each fatal fire.

2.       Please could you state the total number of fatalities as a result of accidental dwelling fires during each of the last 5 financial years (2013/14, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018)

2a)  For each of those fatalities (as a result of accidental dwelling fires), please could you state how many were people in receipt of some form of domiciliary care? Again, if it is possible within the costs and time limit please could you provide a further breakdown as to whether that domiciliary care was through a regulated provider or by informal means e.g. a family member, neighbour, friend.

3.       During each of the last 5 financial years, how many adult safeguarding referrals have been made to partner agencies as a result of accidental dwelling fires.

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please refer below:

1.       Please could you state the total number of recorded Fatal Fires involving Telecare call handling issues during each of the last 5 financial years (2013/14, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018). If it is possible within the cost and time limit, please could you provide some detail on the Telecare handling issues identified by the brigade in each fatal fire.  

For 2017-2018 - 0

We do not record this information prior to 2017.

2.       Please could you state the total number of fatalities as a result of accidental dwelling fires during each of the last 5 financial years (2013/14, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018)

2013/14               3 domestic dwelling fatalities

2014/2015           1 domestic dwelling fatality

2015/2016           1 domestic dwelling fatality

2016/2017           1 domestic dwelling fatality

2017/2018           1 domestic fatality

  1 caravan fatality

2018/2019           March to August (to 22/08/2018) - 0

2a)  For each of those fatalities (as a result of accidental dwelling fires), please could you state how many were people in receipt of some form of domiciliary care? Again, if it is possible within the costs and time limit please could you provide a further breakdown as to whether that domiciliary care was through a regulated provider or by informal means e.g. a family member, neighbour, friend.

                2017-2018  - no fatalities were in receipt of a domiciliary care package. Prior to this period this information was not recorded.

3.       During each of the last 5 financial years, how many adult safeguarding referrals have been made to partner agencies as a result of accidental dwelling fires.

This information is not recorded.

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Tuesday, 14 August, 2018

Responded: 

Monday, 10 September, 2018

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