7A Dispatches

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7A Dispatches

Postby jkphotog1 » Tue Feb 05, 2008 11:39 pm

Has anybody noticed that 7A SD Fire Dispatch are putting out the fire map page and Thomas Bros. map page info? They seem to take their time to slowly and deliberately verbalize this information. I don't think they have always been doing this. Is this something they are requiring of the dispatchers now?


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Postby SDnative » Wed Feb 06, 2008 8:51 am

I heard the dispatchers yesterday say that CAD was down. It is apparently still down this morning. So the rigs can't get their ususal info in unit enroute to calls.

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Postby hodad200 » Wed Feb 06, 2008 2:30 pm

cad is down. they're doing everything on paper, like in the old days. i checked with dispatch yesterday.

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Postby marc » Wed Mar 05, 2008 12:18 pm

Yes. when cad go down, dispatchers slow down a little so responding companies can write down the dispatch information since most of the time MDCs and pagers are not functioning.

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