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Common FOI Requests and Responses

FOI requests will be shown here when they are available.

Skin Cream

Between November 2 2016 and October 30 2017 how many fire deaths has your fire service recorded where emollient/paraffin-based cream was listed as a factor? Please could you provide details of each incident, including the date it happened, the age of the victim and a brief description of the...

Electrical Fires

What number of fires were caused by an electrical source of ignition in the FRS area in 2014-15 and 2015-16 (the overall total over fires caused by electricity for those years

Subject Access Requests

1. How many subject access requests did you receive the identifying paperwork for and process in 2014? 2. How many subject access requests did you receive the identifying paperwork for and process in 2015? 3. How many subject access requests did you receive the identifying paperwork for and...

South Asian Domestic Homocides

As a national charity, we support male and female victims and survivors of forced marriage and honour based abuse.  We are currently collating data on domestic homicides and ‘honour’ killings (murders motivated by family ‘honour’) in the UK. We therefore wondered whether you hold any...

Marauding Terrorist Firearms Attack (MTFA)

Are your firefighters covered by the force’s insurance in the event of injury or death while attending a terrorist attack ie, will they or their family receive compensation? If not generally available to all firefighters, do you have specialist MTFA teams and do they have this insurance? In...

Electrical Fires

We are investigating Electrical Fires with over 65 data sets (Exeter). We are looking for all dwelling fires and Casualty Data with corresponding details to provide us with comparisons to work with and joined to over 65s. Earlier this year we piloted in London and the SE on electrical fires...


1) What was the gross cost of operational training in your fire service in the previous ten financial years? (please separate by financial year: 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17) 2) How many a) full time fire fighters and b) retained...

NJC Workstreams

Ref - National Joint Councils (NJC) for Local Authority Fire & Rescue Services and the 5 workstreams currently being undertaken across the UK Fire & Rescue Service, (UKFRS), I would like to request information pertaining to any trials your FRS has undertaken as part of the NJC workstreams...

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