Bariatric Rescues – 15134

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A request for the number of rescues of obese people by firefighters.

Ref: FOI/15134

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 19thOctober 2015

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

Do you have data about how many obese people have been rescued by firefighters in the West Midlands this and last years? And do you have this data by regions within the West Midlands?

Reply

Table by Borough for Bariatric incidents 1.1.10  to 31.10.15

BirminghamCoventryDudleySandwellSolihullWalsallWolverhamptontotal
2014521201112
2015610211112
1131412224

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications. If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision please write to The Public Relations Department, West Midlands Fire Service, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B7 4HW

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