fire alarm


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fire alarm

a device to give warning of fire, esp a bell, siren, or hooter

Fire alarm

A device signaling the presence of a fire.
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As authorities have intensified efforts to control fire and improve people's safety following the horrific incident in which a mother lost her seven children in a house fire, a Khaleej Times investigation has found that many family villas in Abu Dhabi don't have fire alarms while others lack fire extinguishers.
Security guard of the building agreed that fire alarm system at the building has not been working and fire extinguishers are very old, He said no was injured in last week's fire.
Professional Fire Alarm Systems generates over USD 5m in revenues a year.
Overall there were 4,981 false calls from automatic fire alarms across the West Midlands in 2014, down slightly from 5,091 in 2013.
Overall there were 37,338 false calls from automatic fire alarms across Scotland
Work safety authorities are investigating why the plane system's triggered the fire alarm.
All units have 24-hour fire monitoring sensors (smoke & heat detectors) connected to a central fire alarm panel.
In a report to be presented to West Yorkshire Fire Authority members next Friday, fire protection manager Chris Kemp said: "We recognise the value of fire alarms in protecting people from fire and reducing the numbers of deaths and injuries.
Naturally, you will not hear the warnings sounded by ringing fire alarm if you are away from home.
In case of fire incidents and emergencies, fire alarms play a crucial role in helping residents become aware of the situation and even evacuating the buildings.
Somebody was warming their tea up and the microwave set off the fire alarm.