I write to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request information from you regarding the statistics surrounding the number of fires in the construction industry and the number of fires, injuries and fatalities caused by hot works in the areas this fire service is responsible for.
The specific information we are requesting is:
The number of fires in the construction industry (buildings under construction) in 2022/23.
The number of fires caused by hot works in the construction industry in 2022/23.
The main causes of hot works incidents in the construction industry.
The number of injuries and fatalities caused by hot work incidents in the construction industry.
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please refer below for the information requested. Please note this has been extacted from our Incident Recording System where this information has been recorded:
|Fire||2022/23||Electrical distribution||Electricity supply-Wiring, cabling, plugs||No - under construction||NULL||NULL|
|Fire||2022/23||Unspecified||NULL||No - under construction||NULL||NULL|