Incident and emergency response

Requests relating to operational incidents including statistics on attendance times.

Animals in Distress

Received: 

Saturday, 3 December, 2022

Responded: 

Wednesday, 7 December, 2022

Request detail: 

Is it still the policy of the Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service to rescue Cats stuck up trees providing that the request to do so comes primarily from the RSPCA.

Air Fryers

Received: 

Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Responded: 

Thursday, 29 December, 2022

Request detail: 

I'd like to make the following request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

 

> Number of callouts to fires where "air fryer" is named as the cause in each of the following calendar years: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. Please include any available details on the number/type of injuries, deaths and length of time to put each fire out.

E-bikes

Received: 

Wednesday, 16 November, 2022

Responded: 

Thursday, 8 December, 2022

Request detail: 

I would like to request data on the number of fires your service has tackled caused by ‘E-Bikes’ during the last 3 years, including 2022, if this data is available. 

ethod for handling Fires & Overheating in Commercial/Industrial Lithium-Ion Batteries

Received: 

Thursday, 20 October, 2022

Responded: 

Monday, 24 October, 2022

Request detail: 

Your methodology or standard procedure for handling overheating and/or fires within lithium-ion-based batteries.

Please may you provide me with the following information by providing your answers to the questions below, ideally in a different colour font.

Example Question: Example text Answer

Example Question 2:

Yes
No

 

Name of your Fire Brigade in full

Email Address this FOI went to (to avoid any email reminders being sent)

disposable BBQs, cigarette litter, broken/discarded glass bottles and sky lanterns

Received: 

Tuesday, 20 September, 2022

Responded: 

Friday, 14 October, 2022

Request detail: 

I request to be supplied with data on the causes of fires reported to Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service, including but not limited to those started by disposable BBQs, cigarette litter, broken/discarded glass bottles and sky lanterns. I request that this data is broken down at least by month, for the last 24 months.

If available, I also request information on the duration and damage caused by those fires and the cost incurred by your service.

E-Scooter Fires Fatalities/casualties

Received: 

Thursday, 15 September, 2022

Responded: 

Monday, 10 October, 2022

Request detail: 

Under Freedom of Information, I would be grateful if you're able to provide the number of fires for the below.  If you don't have a category for these, it would be great if you're able to use a free text search. 

Number of fires involving e-scooters, broken down by year 2020, 2021 and 2022 to date.

Number of fatalities / casualties resulting from the above, broken down by year.

Number of lithium battery fires of any kind, broken down by 2020, 2021 and 2022 to date.

Number of fatalities / casualties resulting from the above, broken down by year.

Outdoor fires

Received: 

Thursday, 15 September, 2022

Responded: 

Monday, 10 October, 2022

Request detail: 

Please provide as much information as possible about each fire, including but not limited to:

a) Month

b) Date

c) Location (as specific as possible)

d) Outdoor location type (e.g. Loose refuse; Grassland, woodland and crops; Outdoor structures)

e) Primary fire (yes or no)

f) Accidental or deliberate

g) Outdoor damage area description

e-scooter and e-bike fires

Received: 

Saturday, 27 August, 2022

Responded: 

Tuesday, 27 September, 2022

Request detail: 

Do you have data on the number of calls involving e-scooters and e-bikes please? Also, would it be possible to get figures for 2021, 2021 and the most recent so that I can compare with previous years?

 

Ludlow area

Received: 

Thursday, 18 August, 2022

Responded: 

Friday, 9 September, 2022

Request detail: 

How long does it take from someone phoning for the firemen to arrive on scene in Ludlow?

Where does the dispatch come from?

On average how many phone calls a week do you get that are not necessary ( so they could have found someone else to deal with the situation)?

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