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EIR 1731 / June 2024 / Incident Data

Thank you for your request under the Environmental Information Regulations.

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

Please see below the answer to your request.

Questions and final response:

Question 1 – I was wondering if you could help me with the following enquiry.

As part of a planning application (Colchester BC - ref 241015 Highfields, Church Lane, Little Tey), the Contaminated Land Officer  is requesting information about historical fires on site – Clarification - CO6 1HX (Pear Tree Croft).


We have searched our Incident Recording System (IRS) for our attendance at the above address, we are unable to find a record of attendance.

Our IRS holds records of incidents occurring since 2009.

We hope this information is useful to you.




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

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, Information Governance Team, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex CM8 3HB.

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

We would be grateful if you are able to complete our Feedback form, this will enable us to learn and improve our service.

Please use the above link to access, all responses are anonymous.