Washington, Rabi'II 26, 1439, January 13, 2018, SPA -- An alert saying a missile was headed for Hawaii was a false alarm
, officials said Saturday after people in the US state were alarmed to see a warning about an imminent threat on their mobile devices, according to dpa.
FIRE crews are attending a false alarm
every other day at Birmingham hospitals.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): A false alarm
- reports of gunshots in the vicinity - triggered a lockdown at the Travis Air Base in California on Wednesday.
This resulted in fire engines being mobilised on blue lights 18,000 times - almost ten a day - to what turned out to be a false alarm
The official definition of a false alarm
is "a fire signal resulting from a cause other than fire".
Whether you have an installation or maintenance issue, a false alarm
is a warning that your system has been compromised.
Andy Talbot, shopping centre manager, confirmed it was a false alarm
, saying: "We estimate about 2,000 people were evacuated from the shops and car park.
JohnDuffy, FBUScotlandregional secretary, said: "You don't know it is a false alarm
until you get there.
My wife will never forget sitting on the front steps of our daughter's home as Seattle police walked up the sidewalk because she set off a false alarm
Firefighters were called to the Dow Corning chemical plant, in Cardiff Road, Barry, just after 5pm yesterday but the emergency was called off just after 6pm when it was found to be a false alarm
That insider knowledge obviates the need for a call to the police--thus avoiding a false alarm
On the evening of 6 October, an alarm for radioactivity was sounded for a parcel, but one and a half hours later it had been clarified that it was a false alarm
What constitutes a false alarm
, or put another way, what is the definition of an avoidable alarm as opposed to an unavoidable or excusable one?
Where one desires maximum available sensitivity, the one a day rate is good; in other situations desiring assurance that an alarm is real, a false alarm
rate of one per year may be acceptable.