23088- Electric vehicle battery fires

FOI Number: 23088

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Published on 28 July 2023

Ref: FOI/23088

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST  

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 10th July 2023.

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request.

Number of EV battery fires that have been tackled by West Midlands Fire Service from June 2019 – June 2023

– Please include a break down of types of vehicle in the data (car, bus/coach, e-bike/e-scooter, etc)

– Please include details on month, year, cause of fire, fire spread and injuries/fatalities as a result of the fire

Reply

Please see attached.

Request.

– If possible, can you provide any details on how many of the batteries were certified by the vehicle OEM, or if the batteries had a battery management system or state of health monitoring

Reply

This information is exempt under section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as we do not hold this information. We do not hold any details on how many of the batteries were certified by the vehicle OEM, or if the batteries had a battery management system or state of health monitoring.

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23088- Electric vehicle battery fires
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Electric vehicle battery fires incident data
If you have any queries about this Freedom of Information (FOI) request, please contact us. Please remember to quote the FOI request reference number above in any future communications.

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact 

The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

Further information concerning FOI requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website https://ico.org.uk/ or by writing to:

Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.