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Automatic Fire Alarms


  1. The number of individual call outs by the force to false fires prompted by automatic fire alarms in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
  2. A breakdown of the above call outs by the type of premises they occurred at e.g. school, business, hospital etc.
  3. The estimated cost of each call out by the fire service



  1. Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service attended 10,150 false alarms attributed to automatic fire alarms in the five years 2012 to 2016. The breakdown is as follows:
    • 2012 - 2363
    • 2013 - 2011
    • 2014 - 1975
    • 2015 - 1828
    • 2016 - 1973
  2. For a breakdown by property type of the 10,150 incidents, please see spreadsheet below.

    Results AFAs 2012 to 2016.xlsx 

  3. This information is not held.


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