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FOI / 3780 / 2018 - Commercial Fires

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I can confirm that Essex County Fire & Rescue Service does hold this information.

Please find our response to your request on the accompanying document.

Initial request: To aid with my research into the factors driving commercial fires, I wish to request the following data in electronic format under the Freedom of Information Act (2000):

A list of all recorded fires in your jurisdiction for all non-dwelling properties that have occurred from 01 Feb 2017 up until the most recently available electronically recorded event. The data will include the following fields from the Incident Recording System:

1.1 - ID

2.1 - What was the time and date of call?

3.2 - What type of Property was involved?

4.2a - Building Name/Number

4.2b - Postcode

4.2c - Flat/Unit Name/Number

4.2d - Street

8.1 - What was the cause of the fire?

8.14 - What type of room/compartment did the fire start in (Location of Origin)?

8.22 - What was the extent of flame and heat damage (at stop)?

8.25 - What is the total horizontal area damaged (by flame and/or heat and/or smoke and/or water etc) in sq.m (at stop)?

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 addressed to: Internal Review, Performance & Data Team, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex CM8 3HB

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

Thank you for your interest in Essex County Fire And Rescue Service.

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