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Lithium battery fires (FOI)

Lithium battery fires (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 26 July 2022.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



How many electric vehicle / lithium battery fires have been tackled since 2017? (Five years and 2022)

Please present the findings by year:

  • 2022 (so far - Jan-June)
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017


Please show the types of vehicles in the data. (EG, cars, bikes, scooters etc)


Has the service issued any advice, guidance or warnings around the subject of electric battery vehicle and fires?


Did any of the incidents result in significant damage or injury?


A, B and D

This information is not held by the Government of Jersey therefore Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies.


The States of Jersey Fire and Rescue Service have not issued advice, guidance or warnings around the subject of electric battery vehicle and fires however generic electrical fire safety is covered via an annual National Fire Chiefs Councils (NFCC) campaign.

Article Applied

Article 3 - Meaning of "information held by a public authority"

For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –

(a) it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or

(b) it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.

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