Vehicles Blocking Roads – 16007

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A request for information on vehicles blocking roads obstructing entry for firefighters.

Ref: FOI/16007


I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested on 18th January 2016

Please find below a summary of our findings.


1)      For each of the following years – 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14 and 2014/15 – the number of incidents the fire service attended which involved vehicles that were blocking parts of the road – and therefore obstructing entry.

2)      A monthly breakdown of the above.

3)      A summary of whereabouts in the West Midlands the above is being reported from.


This information is exempt under section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as we do not hold this information. West Midlands Fire Service does not record this information.

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

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