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Requests relating to fire safety at work, fire safety in the home and in the community.

Hoarding

Received: 

Thursday, 15 July, 2021

Responded: 

Tuesday, 10 August, 2021

Request detail: 

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please could you provide me with the number of fires in which hoarding has been a factor from 2017 to the most recent year available? Please break the information down into separate years?

If there have been any serious case reviews following a fire, please could you also provide this information? If hoarding was a factor, please mention this if the information is available.

Enforcement High Rise

Received: 

Sunday, 20 June, 2021

Responded: 

Monday, 19 July, 2021

Request detail: 

Dear Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service,

Please provide under Freedom of Information:

1. The number of low, medium and high-rise residential buildings in your area (or your current/best estimate of them) covered by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

2. The total number of deficiency and/or enforcement notices served to the owners of these buildings relating to means of escape (Articles 14(2)(b) & 15 (1)(b)), since the 30th October 2019 to the date of this FOI

Shirehall, Shrewsbury

Received: 

Tuesday, 19 January, 2021

Responded: 

Monday, 25 January, 2021

Request detail: 

Good afternoon 

A Shropshire Council report states that Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service carried out an audit of the Shirehall in November 2020.
Would you be kind and advise if this report is publicly available via SF&RS or via SC. It's difficult for me to know as each are public bodies.

Prohibition Notices Multi Occupancy Residential Buildings

Received: 

Tuesday, 5 January, 2021

Responded: 

Thursday, 28 January, 2021

Request detail: 

Dear Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service,

I’d like to know since 14th June 2017, how many many multi-occupancy residential buildings in your authority have been served prohibition notices by the FRS or Council due to Fire Safety concerns, with residents forced to leave?

If possible, please include as much of the following in the disclosure relating to each incident

- The date of the order 

- The address of the property

- The reasons given

- The number of individual units / homes affected (if they can provide that)

Waking Watches

Received: 

Monday, 23 November, 2020

Responded: 

Thursday, 3 December, 2020

Request detail: 

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, could you provide details of the following:

1. The number of residential buildings in your authority area where a permanent ‘waking watch’ (fire wardens) are in place to ensure they meet fire safety standards

2. The number of these where the reason for the waking watch relates to concerns about the cladding/external façade of the building

3. The length of time these waking watches have been in place

Waking Watches

Received: 

Monday, 16 November, 2020

Responded: 

Monday, 23 November, 2020

Request detail: 

Please provide the following information:

1.            How many ‘waking watches’ are in currently place in residential buildings in your area due to flammable cladding or other fire safety defects

a.            How many of these buildings are over 18m

b.            How many of these buildings are between 11m and 18m

2.            How many buildings in your area have had temporary alarm systems installed over the last year due to flammable cladding or other fire safety defects

a.            How many of these buildings are over 18m

Shirehall, Shrewsbury

Received: 

Monday, 12 October, 2020

Responded: 

Monday, 9 November, 2020

Request detail: 

In respect of Shropshire's Shirehall, please provide any assessment, audit, inspection, advice or enforcement legal notice that has been issued to Shropshire Council concerning the fire safety, risks or condition of the Shirehall and its use that your service has issued in the last 5 years. If any of the above requested items comprise a series then please provide only the latest report in each case.

 

Grenfell

Received: 

Tuesday, 23 June, 2020

Responded: 

Friday, 17 July, 2020

Request detail: 

am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information.

 

ALL the following questions relate to the time period in the immediate aftermath of the publication of Grenfell Inquiry Phase 1 recommendations on 30th October 2019 to present day. 

1. As required by the Grenfell recommendations, how many owners/managers of a high-rise residential building have confirmed to you they have carried out regular inspections of any lifts that are designed to be used by firefighters in an emergency? 

Fire Safety Audits

Received: 

Tuesday, 12 May, 2020

Responded: 

Monday, 8 June, 2020

Request detail: 

Please provide the following information

1. How many fire safety audits were undertaken in the financial year:

a) 2017/18

b) 2018/19

c) 2019/20

2. Number of fire safety audits conducted at the following type of premises in 2019/20

Hospital

School

House converted to flats

Purpose built flats

HMO

Shop

Office

Licensed premises

Hotel

Care home

Factory

Warehouse

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