Fire Safety at Home Check Sheet

 

Under Section 35(3) of the Fire Services Act, 1981 and Section 2 of the Local Government (Financial Provisions) (No 2) Act, 1983, Kerry County Council currently imposes a charge on the owner of the property, or beneficial occupier for the cost of the Fire Brigade/s being turned out consequent to a fire or other incident

 

 

Schedule of Charges

Category

Subanalysis

Incident Charge First Occasion

Incident Charge Subsequent Occasion(s)

Automated Fire Alarms

Domestic Unit

€250.00

€250.00

Automated Fire Alarms

Other

€500.00

Hourly Rate

Cancellations

M.F.A., F.A.G.I. & Diversions

Exempt

Exempt

Cancellations

Other

€200.00

Hourly Rate

Chimney Fires

Domestic

€100.00

€100.00

Chimney Fires

Other

Hourly Rate

Hourly Rate

House Fires

Domestic

Exempt

Exempt

Road Traffic Accident [RTA]

Non-Emergency / Road Clean Up

€250.00

N/A

Road Traffic Accident [RTA]

Other

Hourly Rate

Hourly Rate

Incidents involving Fatalities

-

Exempt

Exempt

Other

 

Hourly Rate

Hourly Rate

 

Appendix 2 Hourly Rates

Hourly Rates

Between the hours

First Hour

Subsequent Hour(s)

Of

And

Monday - Friday

07:00

21:59

€600.00

€400.00

22:00

06:59

€1,100.00

€600.00

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays

All Day

€1,100.00

€600.00

Note: Minimum Charge equivalent 1 hour at the appropriate rate(s) will apply in all cases

 

 

 

 


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