The number of fire dogs in service for last 5 years- 18128

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A request for information about The number of fire dogs in service for last 5 years – 18128

Ref: FOI/18128

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 29th August 2018

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act.
Can you please provide me with the following information  in an excel file (please make sure that the information is in an excel file, not PDF, WORD on in the body of the email)?
1) the number of fire dogs you had in service for each of the last five financial year (2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14)

2) The number of fire dogs killed or injured in the line of duty for each of the last five financial year (2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14). Please break the figures between killed and injured and provide me with details where possible (for instance: nature of the injury, circumstances when the dog died/got injured etc).

3) The cost to treat injured fire dogs for each of the last five financial year (2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14)

Reply

Please see attached.

FOI18128
Number of dogs and injuries 1.0 Download

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