Call Signs and Officers

Reference: 

1358

Request detail: 

Please could you provide the follow:

1) Your "Airwave" National Identification Code.

- For Example- For your colleagues in South Wales Fire & Rescue Service, it is:

- WS (Identifies the service) 01 (Station Number) P (Appliance Type - Pump) 1 (Allocated Number)

2) How many officers (from Station Commander to CFO) who are currently employed by SFRS.

- If possible, are you able to give me some statistics of officers that were employed from around 2016 to current. I.e. 36 Station Commanders in 2016, 53 Station Commanders in 2023.

3) How many specialist appliances there are currently being operated by SFRS.

- Please include, if possible, the vehicle type. I.e. 2x HRTs, 1x WrC, 1x ICU, etc.

 

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please refer below for the information requested.

1) Your "Airwave" National Identification Code.

- For Example- For your colleagues in South Wales Fire & Rescue Service, it is:

- WS (Identifies the service) 01 (Station Number) P (Appliance Type - Pump) 1 (Allocated Number)

Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service Airwave National Identification Code, as per the national model it is made up of the following:

FH (Identifies our service) 01 (Station Number) P (Appliance Type - Pump) 1 (Allocated Number)

2) How many officers (from Station Commander to CFO) who are currently employed by SFRS.

- If possible, are you able to give me some statistics of officers that were employed from around 2016 to current. I.e. 36 Station Commanders in 2016, 53 Station Commanders in 2023.

This information is exempt under Sections 21 (Information accessible to the applicant by other means ) and

Section 22 (Information intended for future publication ).

The information requested can be found here up to October 2023 Fire statistics data tables - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

This link explains the publication schedule: Fire statistics - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).

3) How many specialist appliances there are currently being operated by SFRS.

- Please include, if possible, the vehicle type. I.e. 2x HRTs, 1x WrC, 1x ICU, etc.

See attached Excel document

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been handled, you can complain or request an internal review of the decision. This must be done within 40 working days of receiving this response. You can do this by writing to the Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, St. Michael’s Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2HJ or email: enquiries@shropshirefire.gov.uk

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint, you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:   

www.ico.org.uk/foicomplaints

Information Commissioner's Office   

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Telephone: 0303 123 1113  

Website: www.ico.org.uk

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Friday, 27 December, 2024

Responded: 

Wednesday, 24 January, 2024

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