Fewer alarm call-outs fire services last year
In 2012, the number of fire alarms and the number of requests for assistance were down relative to 2011. The average call-out response time remained the same.
Fire brigades respond more rapidly to alarms
Fire brigades arrive sooner at the scene in the case of chimney and indoor fires. Last year, the dispatch time, i.e. the time interval between receipt of the alarm in the emergency room and departure...