Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

Reducing False Alarms

There is no doubt that the disturbance caused to businesses and the occupiers of premises by false alarms is a problem that managers will wish to keep to an absolute minimum. However, if should a fire occur, it is vital that the system operates correctly and people are alerted and evacuate immediately.

Listed below is a simple guide containing a series of solutions that can be implemented to address the common faults encountered.

NIFRS False Alarm & Unwanted Fire Signal Policy details our strategy for managing the reduction of false alarms and unwanted fire signals.

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