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Ref: FOI/21093

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 5th August 2021

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request.

Please could you provide figures for:

1) The number of fires your crews have attended at buildings with ACM cladding (listed on the Government website) since 14 June 2017.

2) The number of fatalities caused by fires at buildings with ACM cladding since 14 June 2017.

Reply

Buildings over 18m with ACM.

  1. 1 fire
  2. No fire fatalities

Please note: WMFS does not maintain a database of buildings below 18 metres with ACM cladding.

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