Fires caused by electronic cigarettes or mobile phones (FOI)
Fires caused by electronic cigarettes or mobile phones (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 11 September 2017.
How many fire incidents your fire services have been called out to in relation to electronic cigarettes.
These would include fires caused by the electronic cigarettes themselves, their batteries or their chargers.
Can you please separately provide me with data for incidents where your fire services have been called out in relation to mobile phones. This would include fires caused by the phones themselves, their batteries or their chargers.
For both could you please provide the following information:
- how many incidents have occurred in each of the following calendar years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 to date? If data for all years is not available, please supply the information you have
- whether callouts involved actual fires or were false alarms
- whether any injury or loss of life was sustained as a result of any fire caused by electronic cigarettes
The information requested is not held.
The Jersey Fire & Rescue Service does not record or hold any information on the involvement of electronic cigarettes or mobile phone / electronics in relation to fire incidents.
We are therefore unable to provide the requested information as it does not exist.