Documentation regarding Light Rescue Pumps

A.C. Morris made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

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Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service,

I will be grateful if you can provide the following information:

1. Copy of the business case for the introduction of Light Rescue Pumps.

2. Copies of the safety and operational risk assessments for the introduction of Light Rescue Pumps.

3. Copies of the specific safety and operational risk assessments for the stations the first Light Rescue Pumps have been allocated to (Bodmin, Bude, Penzance).

4. If not included in the above documents, I would also be grateful for a list of equipment carried on the Light Rescue Pumps.

5. For comparison, a list of equipment carried on the appliances that the Light Rescue Pumps replaced.

6. If not included in the above information, clarification on mobilising policy for the Light Rescue Pumps. In particular, if a ‘make pumps’ message is received, will a Light Rescue Pump be considered a 'pump' when meeting that request, or are there qualifications in the policy for their use?

Yours faithfully,

A.C. Morris

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Mr Morris,

 

Please find attached a letter formally enclosing the Council’s response to
your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If
you have difficulty in opening the attachment(s), please contact me and I
will send you a copy by post.

 

Kind regards,

 

Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service FOI representative

Resilient Cornwall, Neighbourhoods Directorate, Cornwall Council

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Dear Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service's handling of my FOI request 'Documentation regarding Light Rescue Pumps'.

I am grateful for the information provided, but I specifically asked for "safety and operational risk assessments". I have only received a safety risk assessment related to noise and no operational risk assessments, generic or station specific, have been provided.

In the business case it says "Crews will be able to deal with the vast majority of the common core of incidents without additional support being required, whilst ensuring public and fire fighter safety and maintaining operational effectiveness." It would not be possible to make that statement unless the effect that using vehicles with less equipment and water would have on operational effectiveness and firefighter safety had been fully assessed. It is those safety and operational risk assessments that have yet to be provided.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/d...

Yours faithfully,

A.C. Morris

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Information Classification: CONTROLLED

Dear Mr Morris,

 

Please find attached a letter formally enclosing the Council’s response to
your Internal Review under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If you
have difficulty in opening the attachment, please contact me and I will
send you a copy by post.

 

Kind Regards,

 

Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service FOI representative

Resilient Cornwall, Neighbourhoods Directorate, Cornwall Council

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Dear Mr Morris,

 

Following the previous email please find attached the documents requested.

 

If you have difficulty in opening the attachments, please contact me and I
will send you a copy by post.

 

Kind Regards,

 

Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service FOI representative

Resilient Cornwall, Neighbourhoods Directorate, Cornwall Council

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