Individuals and businesses are charged $10 per year for their fire alarm system and $10 for their police alarm system. Failure to register will incur a $100 fine. See Burglar and Fire Alarm Registration to download an application.
Section 10.302 of the Minnesota Uniform Fire Code requires that all automatic sprinkler systems and standpipe systems be maintained in good operating condition.
The Hopkins Fire Department averages 160 false alarm calls per year.
Section 900 of the MSFC requires that all fire alarm systems and portable fire extinguishers be maintained in good operating condition and be serviced annually.
To ensure the highest degree of safety for the owners and residents of buildings with fire alarm systems, we will be using these procedures when called to a building false alarm.