Incident - Aylesford St, Westminster

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Dear London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (London Fire Brigade),

There was an incident in Aylesford St, SW1 today (3 June 2014)which required three appliances. Please can you advise the following:

1) At what time the LFB was called;

2) Which was the first responding appliance and how long it took to reach the incident;

3) Which was the second responding appliance and how long it took to reach the incident;

4) Which was the third responding appliance and how long it took to reach the incident;

5) Which station covered Aylesford St on 8 January 2014 and how long it would have taken to reach this address; and

6) Which station now covers this address.

Please also advise whether it was only damage to property or whether any people were rescued/treated for smoke inhalation.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

A Kassi

London Fire Commissioner (London Fire Brigade)

Dear Ms Kassi,

Thank you for your request for information. It will be considered under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We will respond promptly and in any case within 20 working days.

Regards

Sarah Kelly
Information Access Officer
London Fire Brigade
169 Union Street, London SE1 0LL
T: 020 8555 1200 ext 30401
E: [email address]

Visit our website at www.london-fire.gov.uk

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London Fire Commissioner (London Fire Brigade)

Dear Ms Kassi

 

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act dated 3
June 2014, regarding the fire in Aylesford Street. Your numbered questions
and the relevant answers, are set out below.

 

'There was an incident in Aylesford St, SW1 today (3 June 2014) which
required three appliances. Please can you advise the following:

 

1) At what time the LFB was called;

 

The time of call in our incident management system was recorded as
08:42:30.

 

2) Which was the first responding appliance and how long it took to reach
the incident;

 

The time of mobilisation for the three responding vehicles was 08:43:07.
The first vehicle to arrive was a fire engine from Lambeth (H222). This
took 5 min 40 sec to reach the incident from the time of mobilisation.

 

3) Which was the second responding appliance and how long it took to reach
the incident;

 

The second vehicle to arrive was also a fire engine from Lambeth (H221). 
This took 6 min 55 sec to reach the incident from the time of
mobilisation.

 

4) Which was the third responding appliance and how long it took to reach
the incident;

 

The third vehicle to arrive was an aerial ladder from Soho (A243). This
took 12 min 25 sec to reach the incident from the time of mobilisation.

 

5) Which station covered Aylesford St on 8 January 2014.

 

Westminster Fire Station.

 

6) Which station now covers this address. 

 

Lambeth Fire Station.

 

Please also advise whether it was only damage to property or whether any
people were rescued/treated for smoke inhalation.

 

There were no casualties recorded for this incident.

 

You may be interested to know that the information requested in Questions
1 to 4 will be available in the London datastore at
[1]http://data.london.gov.uk/datastore/pack...,
from the end of July. Information on incidents attended by the London Fire
Brigade is published in the London datastore approximately four to eight
weeks after the incident occurred.

 

I hope you find the information provided useful. However, if you have any
queries, please direct them to [LFB request email]

 

You have the right to ask the Authority to review this response. If you
wish to do so, please set out in writing your reasons for asking and
address them to David Wyatt – Head of Information Management and
Performance at [email address]

 

You also have the right to ask the Information Commissioner for a decision
as to whether the Authority has dealt with your request in accordance with
the requirements of the FOIA. If you wish to do this, you must first ask
the Authority to review its decision; and then you must apply promptly to
the Information Commissioner at: The Information Commissioner's Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Kind regards

 

Sarah Kelly

Information Access Officer                                         

London Fire Brigade

169 Union Street, London SE1 0LL

T: 020 8555 1200 ext 30401

E: [email address]

 

Visit our website at www.london-fire.gov.uk

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