Incident and emergency response

Requests relating to operational incidents including statistics on attendance times.

Hoax Calls

Received: 

Monday, 18 November, 2019

Responded: 

Monday, 16 December, 2019

Request detail: 

I am making a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

I would like to know the number of hoax phone calls received by Shropshire Fire Service in 2018  

and whether there are any predicted stats for 2019? 

As a result of these hoax calls, how much of Shropshire Fire Service’s time and money is wasted?

Is it possible when looking out the above to show peak times in which hoax calls were made in 2018, and does this follow any patterns set in previous five years (2013-2017)? 

Technology in use at the incident ground

Received: 

Monday, 4 November, 2019

Responded: 

Tuesday, 19 November, 2019

Request detail: 

Please can your service provide the following information via the following FOI request and return via my email address.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

FOI Questions relating to Technology in use within your Fire and Rescue Service at the Incident Ground:

1.     Do your Firefighters when wearing SCBA use an ATEX Digital radio to communicate by voice to BA Control ?

2.     Do your Firefighters ever use non ATEX radios when wearing and operating SCBA ?

House Fires

Received: 

Friday, 11 October, 2019

Responded: 

Thursday, 7 November, 2019

Request detail: 

Dear Sir/madam,

I am writing to you today as I wish to source information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please find details of my request below.

Thanks in advance for your assistance. 

1. How many call outs have you received over the last three years broken down by month?

 

Month

2017

2018

Hoses

Received: 

Wednesday, 25 September, 2019

Responded: 

Wednesday, 9 October, 2019

Request detail: 

This is an FoI request to determine how many fire services have adopted 51mm hoses in the wake of recommendations by the Building Disaster Assessment Group (BDAG) which reported in 2004*.

Does your fire service have 51mm hoses available as part of its arsenal to fight fires?
If not, why?

Bonfire Night

Received: 

Sunday, 11 August, 2019

Responded: 

Wednesday, 4 September, 2019

Request detail: 

Dear Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, I am writing in Request for Information on Station Mobilisations During the Bonfire Night Period in 2018, I am asking for the Number of Callouts for Each station and for when the Peak was in callouts for these stations during Bonfire Night 2018, Thanks very much!

Accident

Received: 

Wednesday, 7 August, 2019

Responded: 

Friday, 9 August, 2019

Request detail: 

Dear FOI Officer 

1) Please provide the number of incidents involving fire engines hitting pedestrians or cyclists broken down by calendar year for the last five years, including 2019 to date. 

2) Please provide details of each incident, including:

i. the reported cause (ie reckless driving, adverse weather conditions etc.). 

ii. whether individuals (including fire brigade staff and members of the public) were hurt and what their injuries were and/or if there were fatalities. 

High Speed Driving

Received: 

Friday, 19 July, 2019

Responded: 

Tuesday, 13 August, 2019

Request detail: 

Dear Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service,

Can you advise how many drivers you have that are permitted to use Blue Light warning devices fitted to a vehicle while the vehicle is in motion.

Can you advise at what level these Drivers are trained to? (Eg is it an internal award or recognized by an external awarding body) What is the total contact time duration of this course.

Are these courses compliant with Section 19 of the Road Safety Act 2006.

Primary and Secondary Fires

Received: 

Wednesday, 5 June, 2019

Responded: 

Thursday, 27 June, 2019

Request detail: 

Please may I request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act. 

 

For each year, from 2013 until 2018,

1 How many red fleet vehicles did your fire service have? 

2 How many primary fires did your fire service record? 

3 How many secondary fires did your fire service record? 

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