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Published on 28 April 2021

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 further to your freedom of information request. 

Please find below a summary of our findings. 

Request 

Im writing to make a request under the FOI act regarding the incidents WMFS attends. Specifically the totals attended by each station, broken down into types of incidents i.e. 

 STATION        FIRES     ALARMS     SSC   TOTAL 

ASTON           XX.          XX.              XX.    XX 

FIRES – both secondary and primary 

SSC – special service calls including road traffic collsions 

Alarms – automatic fire alarms, false alarm malicious and false alarm equipment 

Secondly could i have the total numbers of incidents each appliance attended i.e. 

STATION            PRL            BRV 

Aston                   xx                xx 

For stations with two pump rescue ladders could this be in the following format 

STATION PRL SUFFIXED WITH 1 PRL SUFFIXED WITH 2 

  1. Xx.                                   Xx 

Reply 

Please see attached. 

I have excluded incidents where an appliance was stood down en-route and I have also excluded tests and exercises. 

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.  

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