Incident and emergency response

Requests relating to operational incidents including statistics on attendance times.

Drones

Received: 

Monday, 12 November, 2018

Responded: 

Tuesday, 4 December, 2018

Request detail: 

1.            Do you have a drone?

2.            If not, are you in the process of obtaining one?

3.            Is your drone a shared resource with other emergency services?

4.            What was the capital cost of your drone?

5.            What is the anticipated annual revenue cost of maintaining your drone for

operational purposes?

6.            What are the crewing/ operating arrangements for ensuring the drone is

available for emergency incidents?

Bariatrics

Received: 

Tuesday, 6 November, 2018

Responded: 

Wednesday, 28 November, 2018

Request detail: 

I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act.This request concerns the amount your service has spent on obesity.

1. Please state the number of bariatric rescues attended by your service in each of the last three financial years (including the current one). Please also provide the free text description of the incident held in your database.

2. Please state the gross amount spent by your trust on equipment to handle or rescue obese service users in each of the last three financial years (including the current one)

Animal Rescue

Received: 

Saturday, 3 November, 2018

Responded: 

Wednesday, 28 November, 2018

Request detail: 

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information:

 

1. How many times have the service been called out to rescue stuck pets in the last three years?

2. How many times have the service been called out to rescue other animals, excluding pets, in the last three years?

3. What are the strangest/most exotic pets the fire service has rescued in the past three years? (please give ten examples)

4. How many hours of fire service time has been spent rescuing pets in the last three years?

Hydrants

Received: 

Thursday, 25 October, 2018

Responded: 

Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

Request detail: 

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Details, dates and locations, of all fire incidents (in 2016, 2017 and 2018) where your crews attending mentioned (verbal or written) that they experienced issues with low, or no, water pressure from the fire hydrant that was located closest to the fire.

Butane Hash Oil

Received: 

Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Responded: 

Friday, 2 November, 2018

Request detail: 

A recent news article (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36988316 and https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-36985807) reported on the number of incidents involving butane hash oil (BHO) – also known as “honey oil”, “dabs” or “shatter” – which have led to callouts due to fires, explosions etc.

Within this context, for each of the last five financial years (including 2018/19):

Ambulance

Received: 

Saturday, 13 October, 2018

Responded: 

Wednesday, 7 November, 2018

Request detail: 

Please provide data of: -
1) the number of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attendances at incidents
at which NHS WMAS Ambulance crews also attended in each of the last 5 years
to the latest available date and,
2) the time of arrival of Fire crews and ambulance crews at each incident in
each month in the last 12 months.

 

Audio Recordings

Received: 

Thursday, 11 October, 2018

Responded: 

Wednesday, 31 October, 2018

Request detail: 

1)     Are Service Users or the general public allowed to audio-visually record meeting and calls with your staff? If so, do they require permission or are they permitted to do so covertly?

 

2)     Do you have any guidance or policy for the public or service users to record calls when they speak to your staff

3)     What is your organisations protocol on service users recording calls when they speak to your staff or call centres? Please provide a copy of your policy, procedure and guideline notes on this issue.

Number of Calls

Received: 

Wednesday, 10 October, 2018

Responded: 

Wednesday, 31 October, 2018

Request detail: 

I’d like to put forward a Freedom of Information request with the following
information required.

1.    How many workplace fires has your fire service attended in the last 3
years?

Are workplace fires categorised by location?

   If so, please provide data in that manner, e.g. fires in your office
building, fires in warehouse etc. I do not need geographical location apart
from the fact that they are in your area.

2.    What were the reasons for attending these fires?

Firefighter Attacks

Received: 

Monday, 8 October, 2018

Responded: 

Wednesday, 31 October, 2018

Request detail: 

I would like to request information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1) How many incidents attended by your fire and rescue service involved an attack on one or more firefighters between 1st January 2017 and 31st December 2017, broken down by

a) month

b) whether the attack was verbal or physical

c) whether any injuries sustained required hospital treatment

2) How many incidents attended by your fire and rescue service have involved an attack on one or more firefighters between 1st January 2018 and 30th September 2018,  broken down by

Assisting FRS

Received: 

Sunday, 7 October, 2018

Responded: 

Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Request detail: 

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 
I would be interested in any information held by your organisation regarding my request. I understand that I do not have to specify particular files or documents and it is the departments responsibility to provide the information I require. If you need further clarification please contact me by email.

I would like the information to be emailed to me in electronic form.

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