166 06 24 – Fires at HMP Long Lartin 2019-2024 (June 2024)



Good day to you,

Could I please request information on the dates, type and total number of callouts that have been made to HMP Long Lartin since 2019?

Thank you very much in advance.

Yours faithfully,


Good Morning

Thank you for your request for information, which has been received by Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (the Service) and considered under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000.

The Service can confirm that the information that you have requested is held and a summary of the attached can be found below.

Having searched IRS submissions and found that HWFRS attended 54 incidents between 01/01/2019 and 12/06/2024 at HMP Long Lartin, Evesham. Of those 54 incidents; 49 were fire incidents, 4 were false alarms and 1 was a special service (a non-fire incident which requires the attendance of an appliance or officer).

If you have any questions regarding your request, please contact Information Governance and Committee Services on tel: 0345 122 4454 or by e-mail informationrequests@hwfire.org.uk. In any such communication please include the reference number assigned (see Subject).

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Further information on Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service may be viewed at the Service’s website: www.hwfire.org.uk

Thank you for your request for information.

Kind regards

Information Governance Team

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