Cladding in Shropshire

Reference: 

693

Request detail: 

I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act.

In the wake of the fire at Grenfell Tower, X is collecting data about the number of fires recorded in which cladding contributed to a building fire.

In particular, where this cladding was made of Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding or plastic-based insulation products PIR or PUR were a factor in the spread of the fire.

Please state the number of cases where the cladding of a building has played a contributory role to a building fire.

This may involve searching free text sections of your incident reporting system for information.

Please state what type of building was involved in the fire, whether it was commercial or residential and what the height of the building (as far as your recording system records) was.

Please provide information for each of the following financial years:

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

Please check if in any incident reports specifically refer to the following materials as contributing to the fire.

Aluminium Composite Material (ACM)

Plastic-based insulation products PIR or PUR

Again, please state what type of building was involved in the fire, whether it was commercial or residential and what the height of the building (as far as your recording system records) was in each case.

Please provide information for each of the following financial years:

2012/13

2013/14

2014/15

2015/16

2016/17

Response detail: 

Thank you for your enquiry with regard to fires involving cladding in Shropshire. Please find below responses to your queries.
1. Please find attached a spreadsheet that details fires involving cladding. The information includes the property type, the incident category and number of floors above ground.
2. None of the incidents included in the spreadsheet or elsewhere in free text searches of our data returned references to Aluminium Composite Material (ACM), or Plastic-based insulation products PIR or PUR.

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Monday, 26 June, 2017

Responded: 

Friday, 21 July, 2017

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