Heated hair/beauty tool incidents



Request detail: 

I would like to submit a Freedom of Information request to access the following information please:

If possible, please can you share information on how many fires have been recorded where one of the below items were involved:

  • A heated hair or beauty tool (for example, hair straighteners, curling wands, hair dryers)
  • candles

If possible, please can you provide the above data split by month, and for the calendar years 2021,2022, and 2023 to date. If this request exceeds the allocated time limit for requests, please prioritise data for 2022 as a whole, followed by 2023 to date.

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please refer below for the information requested.

Year Candle Incidents Hair Tools Incidents
2021 3 N/A
2022 N/A 2
2023 N/A N/A


Information Released: 



Friday, 12 May, 2023


Wednesday, 7 June, 2023