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 2021/22 = £358.25 per hour
Charge out rate (as per Special Services approved charges from 1 April 2022
|One hour||1 x Crew Manager||£38.50|
|One hour||3 x Firefighters||£106.50|
|One hour||1 x Fire Engine||£137.00|
|Administrative costs||1 hour of a Station Manager||£51.50|
|1 hour of a member of staff at Grade 6||£24.75|
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.