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Freedom of Information

Published on 1 September 2020

Ref: FOI/20074


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested further to your freedom of information request.

Please find below a summary of our findings concerning land adjacent the Elwood Day Centre on Reservoir Road, B23 6DE


Incidence of arson/ deliberate fire in the locality of this site, typically between 2 to 5 miles of the site at B23 6DE? (none in 20 years/ none in 10 years/ none in 5 years/ one or two small fire in the last 10 years/ one or two small fires in the last 5 years/ major fire in the last 10 years)

Fires in the other schools in the locality in the last five years between 2 to 5 miles of the site at B23 6DE? ( none in the last 5 years/ 1 in the last 5 years/ one or two small fires in the last year/ major fire in the last 5 years/ Major fire in the last 3 years)


Please see attached.


Can you please advise where the nearest fire station is to B23 6DE? (within 1 mile/ within 5 miles/ over 10 miles)


The nearest fire station to B23 6DE is Erdington Fire Station which is 0.8 miles away

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