False fire alarms continue to cost the UK

More than 2,600 false fire alarms were maliciously activated across England in 2019/20 – disrupting schools and businesses, placing unnecessary strain on our emergency services, and reducing the confidence the general public have in fire alarms. The latest Home Office…

Students thought Bolton blaze was a ‘false alarm’ after suffering from alarm fatigue

Students ignored a fire alarm in a blaze at a block of student flats because fire alarms go off “almost every day.” Hundreds of University of Bolton students were evacuated when the fire broke out at private student halls, The…

False Alarms Focus of CPD Webinar 22nd November 2017

Issues associated with false alarms or Unwanted Fire Signals have been recognised as a problem in the industry and wider fire sector. Response to false alarm calls cost fire services millions each year and provide the context for continued debate…

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