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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Incidents logged as special services

Reference No: 055/2015
Request Date: 22/05/2015


Please could you provide me with the number of incidents attended in each of the past five years, i.e. 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, which have been logged as special services: removal of object from person or removal of person from object, or similar.

Please can you also provide me with a database extract of all incidents involving the above incidents, including, where possible, date and time of incident, location, and description of the incident for 2014.


2010-11 84
2011-12 132
2012-13 111
2013-14 169
2014-15 164
Grand Total 660
Other rescue/release of persons > Removal from chair 1
Removal of objects from people > Impaled 9
Removal of objects from people > Other, involving injury 13
Removal of objects from people > Handcuffs 29
Removal of objects from people > Other objects, e.g. railings (not impaled) 34
Other rescue/release of persons > Trapped in or under machinery or other object 120
Removal of objects from people > Ring removal 454
Grand Total 660

Please see spreadsheet for database extract for 2014 incidents.