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Published on 11 January 2022

Ref: FOI/21088 

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 

the Rank Structure and their Insignias. 

I would like the Front Line structure. Such as  

Firefighter, Watch Manager etc. 

may i also have the Senior Management Structure? 

Reply 

The rank structure is: 

Firefighter 

Crew Commander 

Watch Commander 

Station Commander 

Group Commander 

Area Commander 

Brigade Manager 

Request 

And their insignias 

Reply 

This information is exempt under section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as this information is reasonably accessible to the requestor. The information can be found on West Midlands Fire Service website at the following link:  

https://www.firesafe.org.uk/role-structure-in-the-british-fire-service/ 

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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