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19169 – Rescue incidents at Henwood Lane

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Ref: FOI/19169


West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 14th December 2019.

Please find below a summary of our findings.


Of the 37 incidents over the

6-year period, please can you confirm the number that

were related to the rescue of vehicles and their driver/occupants.

Please can you break down the 37 incidents on an individual yearly basis 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019.


We attended 19 incidents that was related to rescue of vehicles and their driver/occupants stuck in water.

Breakdown for the vehicles stuck in water that we attended:

Year Incidents
2014 5
2015 1
2016 2
2017 1
2018 4
2019 6


On how many occasions has the West Midlands Fire Service made representations to the responsible local authority, Solihull MBC, in respect of the need for adequate

warning signage at both ends of Henwood Lane

Any other representations made to Solihull MBC regarding Henwood Lane.


This information is exempt under section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as we do not hold this information.  I have carried out extensive searches and found no records.

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