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 2022/23 = £365.75 per hour
Charge out rate (as per Special Services approved charges from 1 April 2023
|One hour||1 x Crew Manager||£39.00|
|One hour||3 x Firefighters||£108.00|
|One hour||1 x Fire Engine||£141.50|
|Administrative costs||1 hour of a Station Manager||£52.25|
|1 hour of a member of staff at Grade 6||£25.00|
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.