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5,000 false alarm calls; HOSPITALS.

HOSPITALS are the biggest cause of false fire alarm calls in the West Midlands.

There were 166 false calls from automatic fire alarms at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, in 2014, making it the most prolific site for false calls in the West Midlands.

However, the numbers are down from 175 in 2013, with just 37 so far in 2015. Among the other top five sites were Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, with 139 false fire alarms, and 74 each at City Hospital and Russells Hall.

Overall there were 4,981 false calls from automatic fire alarms across the West Midlands in 2014, down slightly from 5,091 in 2013.

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