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EIR 1653 / October 2023 / Incident Data

Our ref: EIR1653

18th October 2023

Thank you for your request under the Environmental Information Regulations.

We can confirm that Essex County Fire & Rescue Service does hold part of the information you have requested.

Please see below the answer to your request.

Questions and final response:

Question 1 - "Essex Fire Authority supplied me the following information recently. The table below shows the number of domestic dwelling fire incidents in Thurrock from 2019 to 2022.Please provide me with a written response to the number of fire incidents in Thurrock, how do we compare to our neighbouring local authorities in the East of England region, over the same period of time? Are we higher, lower or comparable and why?

Our transparency site holds all of our incident data

The data for all of the incidents in the Thurrock area and wards can be obtained by clicking the button ‘view records for previous financial years’ select from the side category list, the year required, you will then be able to download and manipulate the data to the criteria you require.

You can filter the district and further filter the wards, incident category, property type etc.

Data for neighbouring local authorities in Essex can be viewed by changing the filter to show the specific Authority that you require.

Data for domestic dwelling fires for neighbouring local authorities in the East of England , can be found at the site. .

We hope this information is useful to you.


Incident and other data is published on our transparency site. Incident Data ( .

Please note that the response and data released to you as part of this request will be published on our website

All requests will be anonymised and no personal information including contact details will be disclosed as part of this process.


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