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Response to MissMillie (Original post)

Fri Dec 27, 2019, 01:31 PM

17. This event really is not funny because......

false alarms like this tie up emergency resources that may be needed elsewhere. This was a problem when I was a volunteer firefighter where false alarms can tie up an entire department for a time, until the true nature of the alarm is determined and the run is cleared.

I believe this will be a worsening problem as more people install so-called "smart home" automated devices.

Cute story but that cop could have been needed at another location for the real thing.

KY......

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