Amused by Police Scanners

March 4, 2010

Directions

Filed under: Fire,Scanners — amusedbypolicescanners @ 1:28 pm

Dispatch: Where is the fire?
Fire fighter: Turn south. You’ll see big red trucks in the driveway.

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February 16, 2010

At least there was a fire

Filed under: Fire,Scanners — amusedbypolicescanners @ 1:15 pm

Fire Fighter: I see smoke in the area. Dispatch, this is coming from someone’s fireplace.

January 25, 2010

Not a fire

Filed under: Fire,Scanners — amusedbypolicescanners @ 1:28 pm

Dispatch: The alarm company says someone pushed the fire button because they saw a small dog locked inside the business.

January 1, 2010

Compromising position?

Filed under: Fire,Scanners — amusedbypolicescanners @ 1:13 pm

Dispatch: Fire, can you respond to help PD with the removal of hand cuffs.

December 30, 2009

Last Rites

Filed under: Fire,Scanners — amusedbypolicescanners @ 1:30 pm

Dispatch: Caller says he sees black smoke behind the business.

Ladder: I just talked to the funeral director. They are cremating a body.

December 17, 2009

Don’t sample the merchandise

Filed under: Fire,Scanners — amusedbypolicescanners @ 1:19 pm

Ladder: Do you have any further information on this fire?

Dispatch: Calling party says it started when the dogs were fighting and knocked the heat lamps into the cannabis.

November 18, 2009

Check the trees

Filed under: Fire,Scanners — amusedbypolicescanners @ 2:16 pm

Dispatch: Rescue 55, caller advised the person was lying by a tree. No other information.

Rescue 55: O.K. we still got about 9,000 trees to check but we’re gettin’ to ’em as fast as we can.

October 20, 2009

Modern technology

Filed under: Fire,Scanners — amusedbypolicescanners @ 6:22 pm

(fire has nearly gutted a building)

Fire Fighter: I think the sprinkler system just turned on.

October 9, 2009

Lost my keys

Filed under: Fire,Police,Scanners — amusedbypolicescanners @ 11:28 pm

Dispatch: Calling party is locked in a room. This is a possible [mental health] call.

Get this party started

Filed under: Fire,Scanners — amusedbypolicescanners @ 3:05 am

Dispatch: All units, calling party reports her house is filling up with smoke. Everyone is out of the house.

(10 minutes later)

Fire fighter: This is going to be a fog machine.

October 7, 2009

Where there’s smoke

Filed under: Fire,Scanners — amusedbypolicescanners @ 9:39 pm

Dispatch: This is the sound you hear when there is a fire. This is not a fire call. That is all.

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