Fire miss detection occurs when a fire detection system fails to detect a fire that is actually present. This can be due to various reasons such as faulty equipment, inadequate coverage, or poor system maintenance.

Fire miss detection can have serious consequences, such as delayed response time and failure to initiate appropriate safety measures. This can result in property damage, injuries, and even loss of life.

To minimize the occurrence of fire miss detection, it is important to ensure that the fire detection system is properly installed and maintained. This includes regular testing and inspection of the system, replacing faulty equipment, and ensuring that the system is designed to cover all areas where a fire could occur. It is also important to ensure that the system is integrated with other safety measures, such as fire suppression systems and emergency evacuation plans. Regular training of personnel on the use of the fire detection system and emergency response procedures can also help to minimize the risk of fire miss detection.