Data on balcony fires, in terms of quantity and causes

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Dear Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service,

Please supply me with data relating to fires on balconies on residential buildings in your area, as follows;

• How many balcony fires occurred in the prior three years (2017 to 2020)? Please provide gross total and also breakdown by year.
• How many building fires occurred where balconies contributed to the external spread of the fire?
• The ratio breakdown of identified/suspected causes of these balcony fires (ie; barbecue, discarded cigarette, etc).

Yours faithfully,

Stephen Cole

Freedom of Information Team, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

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Sutton, Jackie, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Mr Cole,

 

Please find attached an acknowledgement of your recent Freedom of
Information request.

 

Kind regards

 

Jackie Sutton

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Sutton, Jackie, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Mr Cole,

 

Please find attached a response to your recent Freedom of Information
request.

 

Kind regards

 

Jackie Sutton

For Information Officer

This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed.
If you have received this e-mail in error please notify the originator of the message.

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