About This Statistic
This statistic shows total number of false alarms responded by fire departments in the United States in 2015. In 2015, U.S. fire departments responded to a total of 2,566,500 false alarms. This was an increase of 3.13% from the year 2013. Malicious false calls increased by 2.79% from 2013, accounting for 166,000 of all false calls.