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17100 – fire works posted through letterboxes

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Ref: FOI/17100


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 23rd September 2017

Please find below a summary of our findings.


Please could you let me know how many times in (a) 2014, (b) 2015, (c) 2016, the fire service has responded to emergency calls made about fireworks being posted through letterboxes at (i) residential and (b) commercial properties.


Please see below for the number of incidents attended by WMFS where fireworks were put through letterboxes of buildings (split by domestic and commercial property types)

Year Number of incs (dwellings) Number of incs (commercial) Total
2014 3 0 3
2015 4 1 5
2016 5 0 5

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