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Ref: FOI/19100


West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 7th August 2019

Please find below a summary of our findings.


  1. How many fires have West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service attended in schools in the last five years (2014 to present)?
    I would like the information broken down by school type (preschool/ nursery, primary school and secondary school), name of school and date fire service attended.
  2. How many of the schools attended for fires had sprinkler systems installed?
    Please include the name of the school, school type and date attended.


Please see attached.

Incident data 1.0 Download

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