Wed Dec 26, 2012, 05:21 PM
TheMastersNemesis (5,710 posts)
I Can See It Now - Fire Dept Response - SWAT Team First Vehicle To Arrive ----
secure the area before the fire engine arrives. The building cleared and occupants frisked and searched.
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Wed Dec 26, 2012, 05:29 PM
CherokeeDem (3,386 posts)
3. Maybe the NRA will ask for police on every fire truck.
A lot of fire departments have to wait on rescue calls if there are reports of weapons. Here in Lexington a firefighter...Brenda Cowan was killed on a rescue run...she was the first female firefighter in Lexington and had just been promoted to LI...and joined a rescue squad. Answering a call of a woman down in a yard...they responded and the husband who had killed his wife, shot Cowan as she ran to aid the woman.
If possible, a patrol car answers each fire/rescue run...sad that it has to be this way.