Andy Robb, of North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, said: "The crews were alerted to the fire by an automatic fire alarm system and the factory has sprinklers in the affected part of the factory.
What does AFAS stand for?
AFAS stands for Automatic Fire Alarm System
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We have 32 other meanings of AFAS in our Acronym Attic
- Air-vehicle Force Application System
- ALCM Force Application System (US DoD)
- American Financial and Automotive Services, Inc.
- Army Future Artillery System
- Art For Art's Sake
- ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Framework Agreement on Services (trade)
- Association for Adventure Sports
- Association of Faculty of Arts Students
- Australian French Association of Science & Technology Inc. (Australia)
- Automated Fuels Accounting System
- Automotive Fine Arts Society
- Auxiliary Feedwater Actuating System
- French Association for the Advancement of Sciences
- Aircraft Force Application System - Additions
- Alternative Fashion And Special Accessories Men
- Air Force Aeronautical System Centers (USAF)
- Advocate for Appropriate Special Education (Canada)
- Association des Femmes Africaines de Sarcelles et des Environs (French: Association of African Women of Sarcelles and Surrounding Area; Sarcelles, France)
- Association for Applied Solar Energy (Phoenix, AZ)
- Association de Formation et d'Action Sociale des Écuries de Courses (French racing stable employee training association)
Samples in periodicals archive:
From July 2 the service''s control operators will interrogate calls they receive from automatic fire alarm systems, seeking confirmation that there is a genuine emergency.
It had been recently renovated but did not have its own automatic fire alarm system.
This will be achieved by developing the youth work, already underway, expanding the Schools Programme, having an Arson Reduction Officer to cut the number of deliberate fires, and reducing the number of false alarm calls from automatic fire alarm systems.
At present the false alarm calls to the brigade from automatic fire alarm systems results in more than 50,000 vehicle movements per annum, with all the attendant problems of disruption of training and work routines as well as denuding fire cover.