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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Horse rescues

Reference No: 025/2015
Request Date: 16/03/2015

Request


I’d like to request the following information:

  • How many horses had to be rescued by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue in 2014
  • How many horses had to be rescued by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue in 2013
  • How many horses had to be rescued by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue in 2012
  • How many horses had to be rescued by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue in 2011
  • How many horses had to be rescued by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue in 2010

I’d also like to request the following information

  • The total spent by Fire and Rescue rescuing horses in 2014
  • The total spent by Fire and Rescue rescuing horses in 2013
  • The total spent by Fire and Rescue rescuing horses in 2012
  • The total spent by Fire and Rescue rescuing horses in 2011
  • The total spent by Fire and Rescue rescuing horses in 2010

Also:

  • How much it costs the Fire and Rescue (approximately) to rescue a horse from a ditch.

Response


Please find our response below to your request under Freedom of Information.

Year Number of horse rescue incidents
2010-11 10
2011-12 9
2012-13 23
2013-14 9
2014-15 17
Grand Total 68

Please note that we do not assign costs to incidents therefore can confirm that this information is not held.  You may wish to view our special service charges on our website which gives some indication of a general cost associated with an appliance attendance.