Listed Buildings

FOI Number: 24031

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Published on 11 March 2024

WMFS OFFICIAL – NEW – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – FOI24031 

Ref: FOI/24031 

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 further to your Freedom of Information request. 

Please find below a summary of our findings. 

Request 

1) A list of all of the names and addresses of all the listed buildings in your covered area that have had fires in the past five years 

Reply 

Releasing the names and addresses of the buildings may identify individuals, therefore, would contravene the principles of the data protection legislation.  Therefore, the name and address of the of the buildings are exempt from under section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.   

Request 

2) The number of listed buildings in your covered area that have had fires each year for the last five years 

Reply 

Please see document below.  

Request 

3) The number of fires in any buildings, listed or not listed, that have occurred in your covered area over the last five years 
 

Reply 

This information is exempt under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as this information is reasonably accessible to the requestor. The information can be found on the Birmingham Observatory website at the following link:  

https://www.cityobservatory.birmingham.gov.uk/search

If you have any queries about this Freedom of Information request, please contact us. Please remember to quote the 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 Freedom of Information requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website at either the following link: https://ico.org.uk/ or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF. 

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Document/s or policies that are related to, or referenced, in this Freedom of Information Request reply.

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FOI24031 – Fires in Listed Buildings
File format: .xlsx
File type: .xlsx
Description
Fires in listed buildings data.