Alarm fatigue in the UAE

Experts have frequently warned of a ‘cry wolf’ attitude towards fire alarms in the UAE, and with one out of three GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) residents who ignore fire alarms coming from the UAE, is the country suffering from alarm…

Alarm fatigue in the UAE

Experts have frequently warned of a ‘cry wolf’ attitude towards fire alarms in the UAE, and with one out of three GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) residents who ignore fire alarms coming from the UAE, is the country suffering from alarm…

Guests thought fire alarm was a ‘prank’ as flames engulfed Brentford Travelodge

Guests reacted “casually” to a fire at a West London hotel believing the fire alarm to be a “prank.”  Fifteen fire engines and 100 firefighters battled the blaze at a Travelodge in Brentford, evacuating around 160 guests and members of…

Students thought Bolton blaze was a ‘false alarm’ after suffering from alarm fatigue

Students ignored a fire alarm in a blaze at a block of student flats because fire alarms go off “almost every day.” Hundreds of University of Bolton students were evacuated when the fire broke out at private student halls, The…


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