Last edited 27 Feb 2021

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BRE Group Researcher Website

Alarm Receiving Centre

Live investigations of false fire alarms, written by Raman Chagger and published by BRE in December 2015, suggests that an ‘Alarm Receiving Centre’ (ARC) is a:

‘…centre in which the operator receives an electronic signal from the protected premises and interprets them to organise a suitable response.’

--BRE Group

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