Below are the breakdown of charges for a call-out to a fire alarm activation in an organisation which turns out to be a false alarm. A charge will be made from the fourth call-out to the same premises within a 12 month rolling period.
Minimum call out charge for 2023/24 = £393.75 per hour
The hourly rate is based on one fire engine with a crew of four and administrative costs.
Call out charges will vary depending on how many fire engines and crew members attend. Administrative costs for a Station Manager and a member of staff (Grade 6) are added to every call out charge.
|1 x Crew Manager
|3 x Firefighters
|1 x Fire Engine
|1 hour of a Station Manager
|1 hour of a member of staff at Grade 6