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 1st March 2018.
Please find below a summary of our findings.
- Do you have a specialist dedicated Fire Investigation Team.
Yes, including a dedicated Fire Investigation and Detection dog.
- If you have answered no to the previous question what other arrangements are in place for the investigation of fires.
- Approximately what is your budget allocation for Fire Investigation (including salaries)
The budget for 2017/2018, is £332,600
If you have any queries about this email, 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
Further information concerning Freedom of Information requests can be found on the Information Commissioner website at either the following link: https://ico.org.uk/ or at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, SK9 5AF.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]