New NFPA report: False alarm activity in the United States

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Sep 26, 2011

Alarm report A new National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) report takes an in-depth look at at false alarm activity in the United States during 2010.

The report, by Michael J. Karter, Jr., says that in 2010, U.S. fire departments responded to 2,187,000 false alarms. This was a slight increase of 0.4%. This means that one out of ten calls responded to by fire departments were false alarms.

The new report includes a table on fire department calls by type of call. Download your free copy of NFPA's "False Alarm Activity in the U.S. 2010" report.

- Mike Hazell