Why does the 9-1-1 call taker ask so many questions?
The questions are asked to determine the type of emergency and appropriate response. The more questions we ask, the more information we can pass on to responders and the better prepared they will be.

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1. When should I call 9-1-1?
2. Why does the 9-1-1 call taker ask so many questions?
3. When the 9-1-1 call taker is asking questions, is help being sent?
4. How does a 9-1-1 call get to the right agency?
5. Is there a penalty for abuse of the 9-1-1 system?
6. Is it true that a newborn baby can be left at a fire station if the mother doesn't want to keep it?
7. What happens to the baby after it is left at a fire station?
8. Who do I contact to see if a burn permit was issued?
9. How fast can the ambulance and fire truck go when they have their lights and sirens on?
10. How does the enhanced emergency 9-1-1 service work?
11. What's the difference between ALS1 and ALS2 service?
12. How can I find the location of the closest fire hydrant to my home.