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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Recycling Plant Statistics

Reference No: 089/2014
Request Date: 08/09/2014

Request


  1. How many incidences of fire at recycling plants has the fire service attended to date in 2014/15?
  2. For each of the incidences in Q1, please could you tell me:

    - The date of the fire.
    - The name and location of the recycling plant.
    - How many crews/firefighters attended the incident.
    - How long the fire lasted.
    - The cause of the fire, if it has been determined.
    - If available, how much money the fire service spent dealing with the incident.
  3. How many incidences of fire at recycling plants did the fire service attend in each of a) 2013/14; b) 2012/13; c) 2011/2012?
  4. Has the fire service raised any concerns with the Environment Agency/Scottish Environment Protection Agency/Northern Ireland Environment Agency (as appropriate) during 2014/15 and 2013/14 about the running of any recycling plants in its area? If so, for each individual case please could you provide details of:

    - The name and location of the recycling plant the concerns related to.
    - When the concerns were raised.
    - What the concerns were.
    - The result of the fire service's correspondence eg was action taken against the plant.

Response


  1. The fire service has not attended any fires at recycling plants in 2014 to date.
  2. There were no reported incidents at recycling plants during Q1 2014.

Total number of fire incidents at recycling plants 2011-2014

Year

Total

2011-12

5

2012-13

0

2013-14

3

2014-15

0

Grand Total

8