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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Various Questions

Reference No: 007/2014
Request Date: 30/12/2013

Request


  1. The amount Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service have spent on purchasing additional emergency specialist equipment in the calendar years of 2011,2012 and to date in 2013.
  2. The number of major road traffic accidents Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service attended on the 24th, 25th and 26th December 2010,2011,2012 and 2013.
  3. If all Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service emergency appliances have on board a defibrillator; if so the frequently of the defibrillator being tested to ensure its in full and complete working order e.g. tested at the start of each shift, tested once a day, tested twice a week etc.
  4. The number and percentage of emergency 999 calls Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service received in the calendar years of 2010,2011,2012 and to date in 2013 that were deemed as hoax; the number and percentage of calls that were forwarded to the police for further attention.
  5. The amount Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service spent on fuel to its emergency appliances in the calendar years of 2011,2012 and to date in 2013.

Response


  1. Water rescue = £817; Equipment for water rescue unit 2 = £10,153
  2. Date No. of RTC's
    25/12/2010 1
    26/12/2010 2
    24/12/2011 3
    26/12/2011 2
    24/12/2012 2
    25/12/2012 5
    26/12/2012 3
    24/12/2013 1
    25/12/2013 1
    26/12/2013 1
  3. Yes we do have defibrillator on board all appliances, testing  regime followed for these units is a daily, monthly and annual maintenance check.
  4. Number of Malicious Calls (we don’t record the number of calls passed on to the police)
    Year
    Number of Malicious Calls
    % of Total Incidents
    2010
    520
    3.00%
    2011
    474
    2.89%
    2012
    358
    2.51%
    2013
    372
    3.24%
  5. The amount spent on fuel to its emergency appliances
    2011 - £292,326.56
    2012 - £224,118.22