19037 – Attacks on Firefighters 2013 to 2018

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Ref: FOI/19037

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 21st March 2019

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

Under a freedom of Information request, could you provide me with the
following information covering the period 2013 to 2018 (inclusive): –
1) Total number of attacks on Fire Crews, broken down per year?
2) Total number of attacks on Fire Crews involving Fireworks, broken down per year?
3) Total number of attacks on Fire Crews involving other means (paint, rocks, bottles, dogs etc), broken down per year?
4) Total number of attacks on Fire Crews by fireworks requiring Police intervention, broken down per year.

5) Total number of attacks on Fire Crews involving other means (paint, rocks, bottles, dogs etc) requiring Police intervention, broken down per year?

Reply

Please see attached.

Figures for attack on Firefighters from 2013  to 2018 1.0 Download

If you have any queries about this freedom of information request, please contact us.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact 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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