Dispatchers Put the First in First Responder

Katie Farber

Fire Communications Center Answered 100,348 emergency Calls in 2021 A 64-year-old man stops breathing while working out at the gym. A pregnant woman’s baby won’t wait for her to get to the hospital. A 50-year-old man collapses while hiking and his heart stops beating. In each case, the “first first-responder” was a Ventura County Fire … Read more

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