Hunter Valley Scanning

Radio Frequency Scanning

FIRE CODES

RED - HIGHEST PRIORITY MESSAGE

BLUE - HIGH PRIORITY MESSAGE

GREEN - MEDIUM PRIORITY MESSAGE

YELLOW - LOW PRIORITY MESSAGE

WHITE - REPORT OF AN UNKNOWN INCIDENT

RADIO CODES:

CODE 1: RESPONDING TO INCIDENT

CODE 2: CALLED OFF INCIDENT

CODE 3: ON SCENE AT INCIDENT

CODE 4: AVAILABLE FOR RESPONSE

CODE 5: RETURNED TO STATION

CODE 6: INCIDENT IN RURAL FIRE SERVICE AREA

CODE 7: UNAVAILABLE FOR RESPONSE

AUTOMATIC FIRE ALARM CODES ( AFA ):

AFA REPORTED FIRE

100 - An actual fire reported by the activation of an AFA detection or fire sprinkler.

AFA FALSE ALARM

702 - Alarm operated due to extreme weather conditions - storm conditions, lightning, thunder, heat, etc.

706 - Council or water supply authority causes pressure fluctuation through mains system.

707 - Alarm operated due to power surge/spike or short circuit.

MALICIOUS / MISCHEVIOUS FALSE ALARM

711 - Malicious false alarm - includes malicious activation of Break Glass Alarm or Manual Control Point.

SUSPECTED MALFUNCTIONS

731 - Sprinkler suspected malfunction - includes water pressure loss and equipment fault.

732 - Smoke detector suspected malfunction - includes continuous or intermittent fault in detector, wiring or FIP.

733 - Heat detector suspected malfunction - includes continuous or intermittent fault in detector, wiring or FIP.

738 - Alarm system suspected malfunction - includes fault in wiring, alarm panel, inadequate maintenance, etc.

SUSPECTED MALFUCTION IN PRIVATE ALARM SYSTEM

745 - False alarms generated from a non-AFASP monitored system - domestic and residential premises, eg alarm bell ringing.

746 - False alarms generated from a non-AFASP monitored system - commercial premises, eg alarm bell ringing.

SIMULATED CONDITIONS ( NO FIRE )

751 - Smoke detector operated - no fire - smoke from external source - eg. bushfire

752 - Heat detector operated - no fire - eg. heat from oven, dryer, heater, etc.

756 - Smoke detector operated - no fire - eg. toast, foodstuffs, etc.

758 - Simulated conditions - incense, candles, sparklers, smoke machine etc.

UNINTENTIONAL ALARM ( NOT INVOLVING MALFUNCTIONS )

762 - Unintentional operation of alarm - includes activation of Break Glass Alarm or Manual Control Point.

764 - Incorrect test by servicing company personnel.

765 - Alarm activation due to workers/occupier activities.

766 - Alarm activation due to poor building maintenance - dust, cobwebs, insects, etc.

767 - Alarm activation due to aerosol use - hair spray, insecticides, etc.

768 - Alarm activation due to steam - shower, bath, sauna, steam room, etc.

MONITORED ALARM SYSTEM

772 - Fire Indicator Panel activated, Alarm Signalling Equipment not activated.

773 - Fire Indicator Panel not activated, Alarm Signalling Equipment activated.