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Mersey

Mersey Report 18 Feb 2013 21:34

Im glad Looby is in junior school.....mind you she was given a 5 page document to bring home regarding the new fire alarm system that was fitted just before Christmas, it was an open document and she had tried to read some of it ....poor thing got it into her head there was going to be a fire and what happens....It took us ages to reassure her ..........

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 18 Feb 2013 21:33

Excellent ...charge the parents :-D

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 18 Feb 2013 21:30

Yes it's deffo them Hayley..caught on CCTV apparently x

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 18 Feb 2013 21:30

Unless there is proof then I doubt they could charge them but if they can prove it I certainly hope they do charge the parents, I personally think its sending out the correct message :-D

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 18 Feb 2013 21:29

The school is a new build and i know they had teething troubles with the fire alarms and sprinkler systems at the beginning...so maybe that's it Karen x

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 18 Feb 2013 21:28

If it's a first offence then I feel it is rather steep. Not that I disagree with it in principle but the amount seems a bit harsh if it has come out of the blue. As you say, who just happens to have that amount of money hanging around.

I'm inclined to think the little darlings have done it before and/or been warned and/or threatened with this action.
Perhaps the fire brigade are fed up with it and are threatening to charge the school.

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 18 Feb 2013 21:26

They'd need to be about 100 of them involved for me to afford it Gins lol x

JustGinnie

JustGinnie Report 18 Feb 2013 21:24

I have heard that the Emergency services can charge for hoax call outs but not read or heard about it actually happening. Although it seems a lot of money I suppose it would be about right for 3 call outs. If more than one family are involved I would think they should share the call out fee. I wouldn't have had that sort of money either nor would my D now if one of hers did anything so stupid.
Hope the culprits realise now how stupid they were.

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 18 Feb 2013 21:20

Yes it's a high school Mersey.

It's a new one on me too !!!

Mersey

Mersey Report 18 Feb 2013 21:19

Muffy I have never heard of this before, Im presuming this is High School??

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 18 Feb 2013 21:19

let's hope it deters them from ever making malicious 999 calls to the fire brigade in the future

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 18 Feb 2013 21:18

Does sound like it Kay.

Hope it works !!! BUT do wonder how it can be enforced. x

Kay????

Kay???? Report 18 Feb 2013 21:17


Sounds like,,,,

making an example of,,,,,Muffs,

this may have dual purpose........child gets a verbal of parents and maybe a stop of some gadget for a week ,,,,,other parents threaten their little darlings -----***Dont you dare do anything like that*** or else.

Perhaps the parents need to challenge it.?

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 18 Feb 2013 21:07

At my daughter's school.....some little rat bags kept letting the fire alarms off.

Apparently the parents of the culprits (thank gawd not mine lol) are going to be charged for the fire service's call out....as they were set off three times it's about £1800.?

Understand it totally in one respect.......not so sure about it in others.
Can't see any parent having that sort of cash on the hip..I sure haven't lol
Anyone else heard of this before?