Outdoor Fires



Request detail: 

I’m writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information: 

I would like you to provide me with the number of callouts the service has attended relating to grass, woodland, forest or crop fires during the financial years 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21 and 2021/22 respectively. 

For each of these incidents in each of these years, I would also like you to provide me with the total number of hours spent at these fires (incident time)

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.  Please see attached excel spreadsheet. Please note that any pre 2012/13 data has not been included as the data is not accurate therefore Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service does not recommend this data is used.

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been handled, you can complain or request an internal review of the decision. This must be done within 40 working days of receiving this response. You can do this by writing to the Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, St. Michael’s Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2HJ or email: enquiries@shropshirefire.gov.uk

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint, you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:   

Information Commissioner's Office   

Wycliffe House   

Water Lane   



SK9 5AF  

Telephone: 0303 123 1113  

Website: www.ico.gov.uk 

Information Released: 



Friday, 29 April, 2022


Wednesday, 25 May, 2022