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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Heaviest recorded bariatric rescue weight 2014-15

Reference No: 115/2015
Request Date: 09/10/2015


In the 2014-15 financial year what was the weight you have recorded of the heaviest person you were called on to assist as part of a bariatric rescue? How many crew and engines were required for this rescue, what were the circumstances (was it from a vehicle/home etc) and do you have a cost to the service for this rescue?


We do no recall each incident cost, special service charges for an officer £78.50 per hour and for a pump is £296.40 per hour

67YR OLD MALE WEIGHS 35 STONE NEEDS ASSISTANCE REMOVING HIM FROM ADDRESSCREWS IN ATTENDANCE DRIVEWAY STEEP LIFE THREATENING CONDITION No equipment used Dwelling 5 & 3 1 x1 officer & x2 pumps N/A Upto an hour for each vehicle £670.95