West Midlands Fire service Kensington House – 16014

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A request for information about Fire Service newspaper and copyright licensing payments

Ref: FOI/16014


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 30th January 2016.

Please find below a summary of our findings.


Please send me your fire alarms data at Kensington House, a student accommodation in Birmingham, from September 2015 until January 2016 broken down by:

-How many times did fire alarms sound

-How many of these fire alarms were false

-From all these fire alarms, how many total fire brigade call outs

went to the accommodation

-What was the total financial cost of these call outs being sounded

I would like this data in spreadsheet format (CSV or XLS).


Please see attached. FOI16014 – Kensington House incidents

If you wish to calculate a notional incident cost then this would per approximately one pump rescue ladder for one hour per call out @ the rate of £426.00

If you have any queries about this email, please contact me.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications. If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision please write to The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

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