Focus on Reduction of False Alarms and Support of Effective and Efficient Response

The IAFC submitted 41 distinct proposals to the NFPA code change process to update NFPA 72 with the specific intent to provide solutions to the problems caused by the number of false alarms in commercial facilities that fire departments respond to annually. The IAFC proposals aim to address both the root cause of the issue (reducing false alarms) and the protocols for response to such calls. The proposals—in total—reflect a comprehensive approach to leverage existing and new technologies, current IAFC policies and NFPA code, and the need for local fire departments to gain efficiency safe for the public and responders.

  • Topics:
    • Featured Fire Prevention
    • Alarms and Detectors
    • Fire Prevention
  • Resource Type:
    • Report/ publication
  • Organizational Author:
    • External
    • IAFC

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