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  • CA: HB police chief proposes program to try to cut false alarms
    11.9.18 – Los Angeles Times – Citing high numbers of false alarm burglary calls from businesses and residents eat up time for the Huntington Beach Police Department, Chief Robert Handy is …
  • OR: Problem 911 callers will now be charged
    11.7.18 – Newport News Times – “Each time an alarm goes off, it requires 15 to 30 minutes of time by either the police or fire department to respond,” said City Manager Spencer Nebel. “For fire …

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  • AK: Police & Fire Blotter Sept. 28-Oct. 9
    11.9.18 – Skagwaynews – Fire Department personnel responded to an automated fire alarm at a local business. It was found to have been caused by technicians working on the system.
  • CA: Smoke alarm alerts Santa Rosa couple to garage fire
    11.5.08 – Santa Rosa Press Democrat – Santa Rosa fire officials credited a smoke alarm with alerting a Santa Rosa couple to a fire in their garage Monday evening, allowing the pair to evacuate safely …
  • CT: Fire Breaks Out At Main Street Business In Norwalk
    11.6.18 – Wilton Daily Voice – The firefighters were alerted to the blaze by Norwalk Police Officers responding to a burglar alarm who noticed a strong odor of smoke in the area. When the …
  • NY: Student sentenced for false fire alarm
    MPNnow.com – Canandaigua – A youthful offender was sentenced to five years probation for pulling a school fire alarm. The incident dates back to May 10, when the local .
  • PA: Homeowner fires shots after firefighters respond to alarm
    11.8.18 – Citizens Voice – Bear Creek TWP. – Firefighters responding to an automatic alarm at a home early Wednesday were greeted by a gun-wielding homeowner who fired two …

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