LFB North Kensington Grenfell Flats Fire

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[Name Removed] (Account suspended)

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

Please may you provide me the full list of all appliances in attendance to the Grenfell Flats fire which took place on the 14th June 2017.

May you provide the appliance role (PL, ALP etc), the station it is based at, and the time it was mobilised & left the incident.

Yours faithfully,

[Name Removed] [Name Removed].

London Fire Commissioner (London Fire Brigade)

Dear [Name Removed],

Thank you for your request.

This will be considered under the Freedom of Information Act (2000) (FOIA). As such, we will respond within 20 working days.

Kind Regards,

James Sivell

Information Access Manager
London Fire Brigade
169 Union Street, London SE1 0LL

T: 020 8555 1200x30415
M: 07341079925
E: [email address]

london-fire.gov.uk

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London Fire Commissioner (London Fire Brigade)

Dear [Name Removed],

Thank you for your request for information about the London Fire Brigade and the Grenfell Tower fire.

As you are probably aware, the Prime Minister has ordered a Public Inquiry into the incident and there are active investigations being carried out by the Metropolitan Police and by the London Fire Brigade.

Regrettably, whilst the terms of reference for the Public Inquiry are still unknown and the investigations are still underway, we consider that to release any of the information we hold in connection to the fire or our operational response is exempt, for now, from the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

Section 31 of the FOIA says that information is exempt information if its disclosure under the Act would, or would be likely to, prejudice; (a) the prevention or detection of crime, (b) the apprehension or prosecution of offenders, or (c) the administration of justice.

We do appreciate the public’s interest in this incident and the need for transparency about what has happened, but at this time that need is best met if the Police and the Inquiry can conduct their work without the information we hold being compromised.
The information that has been made public about the fire can be found on the Metropolitan Police’s website (http://news.met.police.uk/).

I am sorry that this may not be the response you were expecting, but I hope you’ll understand our need to fully support the Inquiry and investigations in every way we can.

This request has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If you are dissatisfied by this response you can request an internal review by writing to the Head of Information Management and Performance at the address below (or email [email address]).

Further information about your information rights (including how to raise a concern or make a compliant) is available from the Information Commissioner’s Office on their website at www.ico.org.uk or by writing to them at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Regards

Andy

Andy Mobbs
London Fire Brigade
169 Union Street London SE1 0LL
T 020 8555 1200
london-fire.gov.uk

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[Name Removed] (Account suspended)

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

I fully understand. I understand it may be some time before the Metropolitan Police complete the enquiry, however i expect that once this is complete, this form of information will be available to the public.

Yours faithfully,

[Name Removed] [Name Removed].