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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

False Automatic Alarms in North Staffordshire

Reference No: 105/2014
Request Date: 20/11/2014

Request


In 2013 and 2014 how many times has Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service been called out to a false automatic fire alarm in North Staffordshire.

For each incident please supply the address, whether the property was a private home, business or a school etc.

For each incident please supply the cost to the fire service for attending.

Response


The numbers for the false automatic alarms in North Staffordshire (Stoke on Trent, Newcastle Under Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands) between 2013 and present day are as follows.
The addresses of the non dwelling buildings are attached as a spreadsheet.

Year

Incidents

 

 

2013

768

Business

237

Dwelling

57

Other Building

320

Other Dwelling

152

Outdoors

2

 

 

2014

544

Business

100

Dwelling

187

Other Building

159

Other Dwelling

96

Outdoors

2

Grand Total

1312

 

Please note we do not put individual costs to each fire call.