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South Carolina Community Institutes False Fire Alarm Fines

The city council here unanimously voted to fine home and business owners for more than three false fire alarms that are responded to by the city’s fire department within a calendar year ...




GREENWOOD, S.C. — The city council here unanimously voted to fine home and business owners for more than three false fire alarms that are responded to by the city’s fire department within a calendar year.

Council members decided that alarm system owners will be given leniency for the first three false alarms on Dec. 20, according to GWDToday.com. However, $100 will be charged for the fourth false alarm, $200 for the fifth false alarms and $300 for each false alarm after that.

Individuals will also be penalized if they fail to respond within an hour of being notified of a fire alarm.

Read the full story at GWDToday.com.

 


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Fire/Life Safety · News · Alarm Ordinances · False Fire Alarms · Industry News · Reducing False Alarms · All Topics
Alarm Ordinances, False Fire Alarms, Industry News, Reducing False Alarms




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