Co-Responding

Reference: 

618

Request detail: 

Can you please indicate if the fire and rescue service operates a co-responder scheme with the local ambulance service?

In what situations would the fire service act as a co-responder?

When did the fire service start doing this?

Can you please indicate how many co-responding incidents the fire service has responded to.

What were the average monthly response times to incidents in the 12 months before the co-responding schemes were introduced? What is the average monthly response time now?

 

Response detail: 

Thank you for your enquiry regarding co responding. Please see below responses to your questions.

Can you please indicate if the fire and rescue service operates a co-responder scheme with the local ambulance service?
No Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service does not operate such a scheme.

In what situations would the fire service act as a co-responder?
If requested by West Midlands Ambulance, the Service would consider such a request based upon our capacity to deliver such a scheme.

When did the fire service start doing this?
Not applicable.

Can you please indicate how many co-responding incidents the fire service has responded to.
None.

What were the average monthly response times to incidents in the 12 months before the co-responding schemes were introduced? What is the average monthly response time now?
Not applicable.

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Friday, 29 July, 2016

Responded: 

Monday, 1 August, 2016

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