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19005 – BA emergencies since Jan 15 to 31 Dec

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Ref: FOI/19005


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 17th January 2019

Please find below a summary of our findings.


I would like to know how many BA emergencies there have been since 1st Jan 2015 to 31st December 2018. Please include: date/time, property subtype, reason for BA emergency, outcome, number of pumps, location of incident, basic incident details.


Please see attached.

BA Emergencies since 1st Jan 2015. 1.0 Download
  • Please Note:
    The date range used is 01/01/2015 and 31/12/2018
  • Only operational incidents have been included i.e. not tests or exercises
  • Only incidents where the wording ‘BA Emergency’ in the incident log have been included in the data.
  • The number of pumps is calculated using the number of hose reels and jets at an incident
  • The location of incident is using the ward and borough

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