Vauxhall Zafira Fires – 15147

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A request for information on fires involving Vauxhall Zafiras.

Ref: FOI/15147

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 23rd November 2015.

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

I am part of a Facebook page call Vauxhall Zafira Car Fires, there are over 13,000 members and we have over 300 car reg plates from cars that have set on fire. Vauxhall are recalling the 200,000 that are on the road. London fire brigade have released figures for previous years and this year of Vauxhall Zafira incidents that they have attended. Also Lancashire have released their figures to. I was wondering if I could get this information of you also for West Midlands? Thank you

Reply

Number of car fires involving Vauxhall Zafira (January 2013 to November 2015)

Year Number
2013 20
2014 14
2015 (to date) 28
TOTAL 62

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