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18147 – Emergency vehicle repair technicians

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Ref: FOI/18147


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 16th October 2018

Please find below a summary of our findings.


I’m trying to calculate the total number (at least a working number) of maintenance technicians working in the UK emergency services.  How can I get a number for your fire service?


Currently we have the following emergency vehicle repair technicians/ maintenance technicians:

Mechanical/Electrical Technicians= 15

Body Trades Technicians= 3

Apprentice Mechanical Technicians= 4

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