Request detail: 

Can I please request, in the form of a spreadsheet such as Excel or CSV file, information on wildfires attended by the fire and rescue service.

1. I would like the total number of wildfires recorded by the fire and rescue service, broken down by month, for the calendar years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 (to date).
2. In a separate tab I would like details of each wildfire incident. Please include:
Date of incident
Time of day incident reported
Incident duration (minutes)
Location (please include longitude and latitude and local authority if available)
Cause of wildfire (if available)
Size of area damaged by wildfire (square meters if available)
Total number of buildings affected
Total number of dwellings affected
Total number of firefighters injured, seriously injured or killed


Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please refer to the spreadsheet attached for the information requested.

Information Released: 



Thursday, 9 November, 2023


Monday, 4 December, 2023