Tough New Penalties for Non-Emergency Lift Rescues
London Fire Brigade has announced that councils and businesses will face tough new penalties if they persistently call 999 to deal with non-emergency lift call outs.
Under the new rules, the Brigade will charge 290 plus VAT from the owners of buildings and lifts for attending non-emergency lift call outs. The charge is applied from the third occasion firefighters are called to the same building in a twelve month period.
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