Recycling centres, scrapyards, landfills, other waste management facilities



Request detail: 

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information. Please may you provide me with:

Statistics on the number of fires your fire service has attended at recycling centres, scrapyards, landfills, and any other waste management facilities since 1st January 2022. If possible, please also highlight any incidents where other regional fire services have been brought in to assist in putting out these fires - this is not completely necessary, but will help us to build a more accurate picture of this year’s waste fire incidents.

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please refer to the attached excel spreadsheet for the information requested. A copy of this spreadsheet is also provided in Word as requested.

Information Released: 



Wednesday, 14 December, 2022


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