At a meeting of Stirling Council's public safety committee last Thursday, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service's senior officer for Stirling, Clackmannanshire and Fife, Roddie Keith, said the overall figure for false alarms
in Stirling district remained "stubbornly high".
are a major challenge for the security industry because they strain resources at police and fire departments nationwide.
Lastly, after receiving a tornado false alarm
, more than half of the participants reported being more likely to listen to future warnings and to follow directions; and 55% of them would seek additional information before deciding whether to take action during future warnings.
It would leave in place the first three, free, false alarms
and then charge for the next three police responses.
But the incident gladdened the group of Palm Springs firefighters who rushed to the tarmac and fortunately as it was a false alarm
they grabbed the opportunity to click pictures with the Aquaman star.
The Western Regional Command of the Ghana Police Service has warned the public, especially residents in Sekondi-Takoradi, to stop raising false alarms
about kidnappings and that the police will deal ruthlessly with anyone caught in the act.
Of those, over 90% are false alarms
. This puts an extreme burden on local law enforcement and fire agencies and endangers our communities.
The White House issued a statement on the false alarm
, noting that United States President Donald Trump had been briefed on the incident.
The false alarm
that went out included sirens, cell phone alerts and radio and television warnings.
It took only 15 minutes for that false alarm
to be corrected - and in the meantime, public order prevailed.
HAWAII - THIS IS A FALSE ALARM
. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII.
The message turned out to be a terrifying false alarm
, sent out in error after a government employee hit the wrong button.