Data relating to rescues between 1/04/2016 to 31/03/2017-17085

A request for information about Data relating to rescues between 1/04/2016 to 31/03/2017 -17085

Ref: FOI/17085

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 2nd August 2017.

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

We would like to receive data relating to rescues made by your fire and rescue service between 01 April 2016 and 31 March 2017 at (a) all fires and (b) all other incidents:

1) How many people were rescued with an injury with the assistance of FRS personnel at fires?

2) How many people were rescued uninjured (unharmed) with the assistance of FRS personnel at fires?

3) How many people were rescued with the assistance of FRS personnel at fires (sum of Q1 and Q2)?

4) How many people were rescued with an injury with the assistance of FRS personnel at all other non-fire incidents e.g. floods?

5) How many people were rescued uninjured (unharmed) with the assistance of FRS personnel at all other non-fire incidents e.g. floods?

6) How many people were rescued with the assistance of FRS personnel at all non-fire incidents (sum of Q4 and Q5)?

7) Total rescues from all incidents attended (sum of Q3 and Q6)?

We will be very grateful if you can provide the information in the following format:

Year 1) Rescues at fires (with injuries) 2) Rescues at fires (unharmed)

(Q1 + Q2)

3) Total rescues at fires 4) Rescues at non-fire incidents (with injuries) 5) Rescues at other non-fire incidents (unharmed) 6) Total rescues at non-fire incidents

(Q4 + Q5)

7) Total rescues

(Q3 + Q6)

1 April 2016 – 31 March 2017

Reply

Year 1) Rescues at fires (with injuries) 2) Rescues at fires (unharmed) 3) Total rescues at fires 4) Rescues at non-fire incidents (with injuries) 5) Rescues at other non-fire incidents (unharmed) 6) Total rescues at non-fire incidents 7) Total rescues
1 April 2016 – 31 March 2017 107 61 168 298 541 839 1007

 

Please note:

  • This includes both injured and fatal casualties that were also rescued.

4)    This includes Special Service Calls only, as for RTCs we don’t record whether the injured/fatal casualties were also rescued.

5)    This includes both SSCs and RTCs

If you have any queries about this email, please contact me.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications. If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision please write to The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

Further information concerning Freedom of Information requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website at either the following link: https://ico.org.uk/ or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.

 

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