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Hazard

Fire control room equipment failure

Hazard Knowledge

Fire control room equipment failure could impact on one or more of three main types of equipment:

  • Call handling equipment
  • Mobilising equipment
  • Communications equipment

Failure could be due to hardware or software malfunctions, and will impact on the fire control room, operational resources and the fire and rescue service’s ability to efficiently deal with incidents.