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False Alarm Toolkit

Reducing False Alarms Guide

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service have developed a booklet to help businesses reduce the number of false alarms from automatic fire alarm systems, limit business disruption and free up our resources for other essential activities. By following our guidance in our booklet you could reduce/eliminate the disruptive impact of false alarms, improve productivity and save money.

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The guidance covers the following:

  • Your responsibilities
  • What is a false alarm?
  • How many false alarms are too many?
  • Fire alarm management
  • Emergency plan
  • Action we take help reduce false alarms
  • How we respond to reported automatic fire alarms

Download - 2017 Reducing False alarms booklet