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A request for information about data for past three years we rescued officers on duty from other blue light emergency services – 18021

Ref: FOI/18021


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 24th January 2018

Please find below a summary of our findings.


Please can you tell me how many times each year for the past three years officer from you fire and rescue service have been called to rescue officers on duty for other blue light emergency services such as the police and ambulance services.

Please can you state the nature of each call out, as in how the emergency services officer needed to be rescued, the area it happened and the outcome of the call out.


After extensive searches of datasets we only found one incident for the past 3 years details below:

2017: an ambulance rolled over, 2 paramedics assisted from vehicle by WMFS. Sandwell.

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