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A request for information about Incidents in the City of Wolverhampton & Wednesfield North smoke alarm ring preceding a call out in 2017- 18042

Ref: FOI18042


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 12th March 2018.

Please find below a summary of our findings.


How many?


City of Wolverhampton – 75

Wednesfield North – 3

Please note;

  • Date range used is Jan 17 to Dec 17
  • As the financial year is not complete, the figures may change
  • The above data only includes FDR incidents, no false alarms are included
  • The above data only includes incidents where a smoke alarm was fitted and where the fire was raised by an alarm
  • The City of Wolverhampton was identified by selecting the Wolverhampton district


How many incidents did a smoke alarm ring preceding a call out in Wednesfield North in 2017?


The City of Wolverhampton in the year 2017 = 2468

Wednesfield North Ward = 89

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