TOWN OF ASQUITH, SASKATCHEWAN

FIRE CHARGES FOR FALSE ALARMS

The following is a policy regarding charging individuals for false alarms, usually as a result of a security system indicating that there is a fire. Responding to an alarm involves the mobilization of 10-more volunteer fire personnel, who get paid a fire honorarium per call. Properties which experience two or more false alarms, for whatever reason, will be charged for the fire call at the below stated charge:

1. Fire Charges

That should the Town of Asquith Volunteer Fire Department respond to a fire call that results in it being a false alarm; the following will be the charges:

1st call – No charge

2nd call and subsequent calls - $750.00 per call, regardless of how long it

takes for the Fire Department to respond to the call.

Policy effective: August 12, 2015