Elderly Electrical Fires – 15107

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A request for information on electrical fires involving people over 65 years old.

Ref: FOI/15107

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 18th August 2015

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

Statistics on all electrical fires if possible, involving anyone 65 or older. For the years 2010-2015

Reply

Please see attached document which contain data on dwelling fires for the last 5 financial years for electrical fires caused by those over 65.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications. If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision please write to The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

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