Please see below a request for the following information relating to fires caused by e-scooter or e-bike batteries.
1a. How many fires have been caused by e-scooter batteries in the county?
1b. If it is within the time/cost limit set by the FOI Act, please provide dates for each incident.
For each question, I would like data for each of the following time periods:
April 2021 – April 2022
April 2020 – March 2021
April 2019 – March 2020
Please find attached the information requested regarding fires caused by E-Scooter or E-Bike batteries.
Please be aware that there is no specific category on our data systems for E-Scooter, Electric Scooter, Electric Bike or E-Bike batteries. The information provided is based on a keyword search for ‘E-Scooter’, ‘Electric Scooter’, ‘Electric Bike’ or ‘E-Bike’ on our incident recording systems. Therefore, the data provided may not include all fires involving E-Scooter or E-Bike batteries unless these keywords were recorded on the incident logs.
Last updated: Friday, 20 October 2023