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FOI / 3955 / 2019 - Primary Fires in Commercial Properties


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

Please see below the answer to your request.

Initial Request:

I work for an Insurance Company and I am doing a Pricing Review for Fire where I determine suitable Fire Premiums to charge for different types of Commercial Property based on their historical Fire experience.

I am wondering whether you are able to supply me with some data for my review. I am looking for the following information for all Primary Fires involving all Buildings except Private Dwelling Houses & Blocks of Flats that your Fire Service has attended over the last ten years or so:

Incident Number
Date Of Call
Time Of Call
Address Of Fire
Postcode Of Fire
Property Type
First Pump Arriving Attendance Time
Second Pump Arriving Attendance Time
Number Of Pumps Attending
Length Of Fire Brigade Attendance
Time Fire Started
Time Fire Put Out
Fire Alarms?
Floor Area Damaged
Main Cause of Ignition

Final Response:

Please see attached Excel spreadsheets.


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