17037 – Student accommodation incidents

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Ref: FOI/17037


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 5th April 2017.

Please find below a summary of our findings.


How many times was at least one fire fighter from West Midlands Fire Service sent to address an incident at a student accommodation building in 2016, 2015, and 2014. ‘Incident’ includes false alarms, as well as genuine fires.

How many of these incidents were recorded as ‘false alarms’? (i.e. where no fire was found).


Please see attached.

Incidents at student halls of residence 2014 to 2016 1.0 Download

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