A request for information on the number of fires on school premises between 1 April 2013 – 31 March 2015.
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West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 29th July 2015.
Please find below a summary of our findings.
The following statistics held by your Fire Service relating to school premises for the period 1 April 2014 – 31 March 2015. If those figures are unavailable I should be grateful for the statistics for the period 1 April 2013 – 31 March 2014
The total number of fires on school premises including in school grounds (irrespective of whether the school was open at the time).
The associated motives for those fires – i.e. x% were ‘accidental’, y% were ‘deliberate’ and z% were ‘unknown’.
In the two financial years from Apr 2013 – Mar 2015 there were 173 fires on school premises (including school grounds). 43.4% were deemed accidental and 56.6% were deemed to be arson
Could you split the data between years 2013/14 and 2014/15?
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