Warning after malicious false fire alarm in St Leonards

Fire & Rescue East Sussex
Fire & Rescue East Sussex

Firefighters have issued a warning after a malicious false fire alarm in St Leonards this morning (Thursday, January 21).

One East Sussex Fire and Rescue appliance from Bohemia Road was sent to Tilebarn Road at around 11:30am after an automatic fire alarm was sounded.

On arrival it was confirmed that a call point had been activated maliciously.

The fire service would like to remind the public of the serious nature of hoax, or malicious calls.

Hoax calls are a criminal offence and we would like to remind the culprit that if prosecuted you may face a large fine, or even a custodial sentence.

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