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EIR 1717 / April 2024 / Incident Data Vehicle Fires

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 - Please could you detail the total number of fires caused by vehicles last year but separate it by month and what the car make was.

Could you present the information as follows: January – XX amount of fires – vehicle type: February March Etc…


Please find attached a spreadsheet containing the data requested.

We are unable to provide any detail on the make of vehicles involved in these car fires.

We do record the Vehicle Registration Mark if available to the crews on the scene of these incidents.


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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