MTFA/MTA Provision

The request was refused by West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service.

Dear West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service,

I wish to obtain the number of staff with MTFA/MTA training.

Yours faithfully,
Jack Chiverton, West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

Dear Jack Chiverton

Thank you for your request which has been assigned reference FOI/4350

Freedom of Information request - MTFA/MTA Provision

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West Sussex County Council


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Dear Jack Chiverton,

Our Ref: FOI/4350

On 09/10/2022 you made the following request for information, which has
been dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

FOI Re: Number of staff with MTFA/MTA training.

We have now completed a search for the information which you requested and
confirm that this Authority holds data relevant to your request.

The Response to your request is as follows:

West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service do have an MTA capability but declines
to provide any further details due to the security and sensitive nature of
this information.

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Yours sincerely,






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