Elderly Electrical Fires – 15107

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

Ref: FOI/15107

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information 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 contains data on dwelling fires for the last 5 financial years for electrical fires caused by those over 65.

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