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Ref: FOI/19088

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 11th July 2019

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

Please find attached in the excel document the specific questions that we are requesting information for. Under the Act the ten questions we are looking to find statistics for are the following:

How many incidents involving carbon monoxide have you attended between 1st July 2014 – 30th June 2015?

How many incidents involving carbon monoxide have you attended between 1st July 2015 – 30th June 2016?

How many incidents involving carbon monoxide have you attended between 1st July 2016 – 30th June 2017?

How many incidents involving carbon monoxide have you attended between 1st July 2017 – 30th June 2018?

How many incidents involving carbon monoxide have you attended between 1st July 2018 – 30th June 2019?

How many incidents involving carbon monoxide have been reported between 1st July 2014 – 30th June 2015?

How many incidents involving carbon monoxide have been reported between 1st July 2015 – 30th June 2016?

How many incidents involving carbon monoxide have been reported between 1st July 2016 – 30th June 2017?

How many incidents involving carbon monoxide have been reported between 1st July 2017 – 30th June 2018?

How many incidents involving carbon monoxide have been reported between 1st July 2018 – 30th June 2019?

Reply

Please find below table with information requested.

Date range reported attended
1st July 2014 – 30th June 2015 114 103
1st July 2015 – 30th June 2016 184 177
1st July 2016 – 30th June 2017 187 174
1st July 2017 – 30th June 2018 178 170
1st July 2018 – 30th June 2019 188 179

 

This is the number of incidents where the ‘initial incident type’ contained the words “carbon monoxide”; not all carbon monoxide related incidents will be included, but it is the only way we have to identify them.

If you have any queries about this freedom of information request, please contact us.  Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

For service complaints, issues or comments regarding this request please contact 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.

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