Fire Investigation Equipment

FOI Number: 23113

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Published on 16 October 2023

WMFS OFFICIAL – NEW – FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST – FOI23113 

Ref: FOI/23113 

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 

Can you please advise what equipment the Fire Investigation & Prevention Unit vehicles contain, including any pictures of the kit in the vehicle if possible. 

Reply 

Welfare 

Bottled water 
Hot meal packs – Various 

Washing/Cleaning 

Hand and face washing liquid 
Disinfectant hand wipes 
Hand sanitiser 

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 

Fire Kit 
Helmet x1 
Fire tunic x2 
Fire trousers x2 
Flash hood x2 
Fire gloves x2 
Extrication gloves x1 
Fire boots x1 
Rubber boots x1 
Acme thunderer whistle 

Scene Examination PPE 

TRU helmet with head torch x1 
Spare bump hat 
Respirator x1 
Respirator spare filter 

Filters for respirators (FFP3) 
Squad suit x2 
Safety specs or goggles 

Equipment Inventory (Anti-Contamination) 

Forensic suit (Paper Suit) 
Medical gloves (Boxes) 
General purpose gloves 
Boot covers 
Equipment wipes 
Personal wipes 
Decontamination bags 
Waste bags 
Chemgene cleaner 

Scene Examination 

Toolbox/carrier (Plastic) 
Small trowel 
Large trowel 
Plastic bucket 
Posidrive/Flathead/Electrical screwdrivers 
Electrical tester / Volt stick 
Electrical tape (various colours) 
Zip ties (various colours) 
Stanley knife 
Magnifying glass (‘Silverline’) 
Tape measure 
Multimeter 
Crow bar 
File 
Pry bar 
Paint brushes disposable 
Pliers 
Adjustable spanners 
Mole grips 
Swarf wand 
Metal hammer 
Wire cutters 
Hacksaw 
Hand saw 
Hand brush 
Dustpan (plastic) 
Hand Torch 
Scene lighting 
Knee pads 
Selection of allen keys 
Set of chisels 
Floor mat (waterproof) 
Digital SLR Camera 
Camera Flash 
Camera Tripod 
Digital Camera 
Gas Monitor 
Circular Seive 
PID 
Shovel Head & Handle 
Wedges 

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