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Unnecessary fire call out charge could be imposed

Thu, 16 Jan 2014


People could be charged if they call out the fire service unnecessarily in the future.

It’s part of new proposals which are being considered in an effort to modernise the Fire and Rescue Service.

The Department of Home Affairs wants to update the current legislation, which dates back to 1975, with a new bill which extends the core functions of the service.

As well as recognising that fire-fighters deal with more than just fires Minister Juan Watterson says there are two other key points:


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