Wildfires

D. Schofield made this Freedom of Information request to Ministry of Defence

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Dear Ministry of Defence,

Could you please tell me the following information,

1. The number of grass, forest, heathland and wildfires on Ministry of Defence land in the England for each year for the past 5 years
2. The number of grass, forest, heathland and wildfires attend by the Defence Fire and Rescue service on MoD land in England for each year of the past 5 years
3. The top 10 areas of MoD land in the England with the highest number of wildfires (which includes grass, forest and Heathland fires) in the past 5 years.

Please note, in this context I would not define "Wildfire" by size, but instead Outdoor fires that would fit the following Home Office IRS data categories:

Park, playground or recreational area
Wasteland
Other outdoors (including land)
Roadside vegetation
Scrub land
Tree scrub
Grassland, pasture, grazing etc
Woodland/forest - conifers/softwood
Woodland/forest - broadleaf/hardwood
Railway trackside vegetation
Straw/stubble burning
Heathland or moorland
Canal/riverbank vegetation
Standing crop

Yours faithfully,

D. Schofield

DIO Sec-Parli (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

 

Good Afternoon

 

Your request has been logged under our reference 2022/02078 and the target
date for response is 16/03/2022.

 

Yours sincerely

 

DIO Secretariat

DIO Sec-Parli (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Mr/Mrs Schofield,

Further to your recent request for information dated 16 February 2022, please find enclosed a response.

Kind Regards

DIO Secretariat

Dear team

Would it possible to have the answers to questions 1 and 3 please?

Is there a reason that Q2 would take significantly longer?

Yours sincerely,

D. Schofield

DIO Sec-Parli (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

 

 

Good Afternoon

 

Your request has been logged under our reference 2022/03486 and the target
date for response is 11/04/2022.

 

Yours sincerely

 

DIO Secretariat

DIO Sec-Parli (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Good Afternoon

 

Please find attached a response to your  FOI 03486 request.

 

Yours sincerely

DIO Secretariat