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Published on 12 October 2021

Ref: FOI/21114

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information requested on 4th October 2021

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request.

1) How many electric vehicles are currently in your fleet?

Reply

2 x EV and 8 x hybrid.

Request

2) How many vehicles (both electric and internal combustion engine vehicles) in total make up your fleet?

Reply

222

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3) Please share any plans to acquire more electric vehicles

Reply

WMFS VRP Policy is structured around looking at and investing in alternate fuel type vehicles that suit the requirements of the Organisational needs. This has to be balanced against our own current and future Infrastructure planning and that of West midlands Conurbation of which we serve.

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

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