Category Archives: Dispatching

Who Am I – Author Unknown

This was given to me by a fellow I worked with. He saw it in a magazine years ago. The author was unknown at the time, still is. I changed it to pertain to Surrey Fire Service and we gave … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Rookie Dispatcher

Fire! So late, so quiet.  The 24-hour clock reads 0317.  Three stamping time clocks acknowledge each minute out of unison.  Otherwise, silence.  Suddenly the alarm cuts and jump – starts my heart.  I grab the line. “Fire Department Emergency.”  So firm, so … Continue reading

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What is a Fireman? Good Question.

I’m not sure where or when I got this, so I’ve no one to give credit to, but it is worth sharing again. Obviously it is old enough that the term Fireman still worked. Now of course, it is firefighter, … Continue reading

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