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EIR 1699 / February 2024/ Incident Data Lithium Batteries

Thank you for your request under the Environmental Information Regulations.

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

Please see below the answer to your request.

Questions and final response:

Question 1 - I am writing this email to request figures on the number of fires which occurred in a domestic premise caused by lithium-ion batteries over the last five years, as well as the data regarding if any members of the public who have sustain any sort of injury as a result of this ?

Please find attached a spreadsheet containing the data requested.

Also attached is the signed organisation consent form

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.




Thank you for your interest in Essex County Fire and Rescue Service, we hope this satisfies your request.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to apply for an internal review. 

Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of your original email and should be sent to or sent to our postal address: Internal Review, System & Data Information Governance Team, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex CM8 3HB.

Please ensure you quote the above reference number in all future communications.

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