Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue service has made savings by halving the number of hoax calls it attends. It's a result of campaigns in schools and high profile convictions.
They were having to respond to more than four hoax calls a week, putting lives at risk and wasting hundreds of thousands of pounds.
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