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Nelson hoax call diverts firefighters

Lancashire Telegraph: Nelson hoax call diverts firefighters Nelson hoax call diverts firefighters

FIREfighters were called to an address in Nelson on Tuesday night after a hoax call was made.

One the crew arrived at the house in Reedyford Road after receiving a call from a mobile number stating a house was on fire. After an investigation, it was determined that the call was in fact a hoax call.

A fire service spokesman said: “The appliance was engaged for approximately 30 minutes ensuring it was in fact a hoax call, during this time the appliance was not available to attend any further calls”

And he warned: “Malicious calls cost lives and fire engines may be required elsewhere in the district for critical incidents.”

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2:37pm Thu 15 May 14

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It's totally irresponsible making fake calls.
The firemen will never finish there snooker tournament
It's totally irresponsible making fake calls. The firemen will never finish there snooker tournament 2 for 5p ridesagain
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10:45am Thu 22 May 14

白俊成在中国 says...

Why do some articles allow comments, but others not. Either allow them all, or none at all.
Why do some articles allow comments, but others not. Either allow them all, or none at all. 白俊成在中国
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