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FOI / 3719 / 2018 - Rescues of emergency service personnel

Initial request:

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

Please can you tell me how many times each year for the past three years officer from you fire and rescue service have been called to rescue officers on duty for other blue light emergency services such as the police and ambulance services.

Please can you state the nature of each call out, as in how the emergency services officer needed to be rescued, the area it happened and the outcome of the call out.

Final Response:

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please find our response to your request on the attachment document.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request you have the right to apply for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of your original email and should be addressed to: Internal Review, Performance & Data Team, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex CM8 3HB

Please note that the response and data released to you as part of this request will be published on the Essex County Fire & Rescue Service website. The website address is All requests will be anonymised and no personal information including contact details will be disclosed as part of this process.

Thank you for your interest in Essex County Fire And Rescue Service.

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