Is there a charge for a false fire alarm?

Yes. Pursuant to the City of DeKalb of Municipal Code, Chapter 5 Fire Department, Article 5.14 False Fire Alarm Fee, each building is allowed one (1) false fire alarm per calendar year. Subsequent false fire alarms incur penalty fees, starting at $150.00 for the second (2nd) false fire alarm and increasing by $50.00 for each successive false fire alarm, with a maximum of $750.00 per false fire alarm. (See also Ordinance 2018-090.)

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1. How can I relay a compliment concerning fire department service?
2. How do I request a tour of the fire station?
3. Why is a fire engine or other fire vehicles sent when I called for an ambulance?
4. I have noticed that the fire truck can change the traffic light to green, how does that work?
5. How do I obtain a copy of a fire or non-fire reports?
6. How do I obtain a copy of an ambulance reports?
7. How can I file a concern regarding fire department service?
8. Is there a charge for a false fire alarm?
9. If someone spills hazardous substances who is responsible to clean up the spill?
10. Does the Fire Department offer CPR and First Aid training?