Smoking Material Fires in Pubs – 15139

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A request asking for the number of fires in pubs caused by cigarettes or smoking materials.

Ref: FOI/15139

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 17th November 2015

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

How many fires at pubs/public houses have been caused by cigarettes/smoking materials or anything smoking related in each individual calendar year from 2004-2014, and the year to date in 2015.

Reply

yearnumber of fires in pubs caused by smoking
1999-002
2000-014
2001-023
2002-037
2003-047
2004-055
2005-065
2006-074
2007-082
2008-095
2009-103
2010-110
2011-123
2012-132
2013-141
2014-152
Apr-15 to date1

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