Assaults Against Firefighters – 18178

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Ref: FOI/18178


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 18th December 2018

Please find below a summary of our findings.


I am looking into the issue of assaults against on-duty fire fighters and was hoping you could provide me with:

The numbers of recorded assaults on your service’s firefighters in each of the last five years. If possible, I would further request any details recorded against each incident (not including the identities of the firefighter/s concerned) but if possible the date/location/time/and nature of the incident please.


Please see attached.

Figures from 2014 to 2018 1.0 Download

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