It’s 3:30 a.m. on a Wednesday morning. Tones have just dropped for a medical call for a 72-year-old female who has fallen.
Silence over the radio as you get up and respond to the station. No one else has responded on the radio or your phone app, so you request dispatch to page the call out again.
Is this a familiar scenario for your volunteer department? Does it leave you wondering what it’s going to take to get volunteers into your department who are passionate and motivated to be available and respond to calls?
While each department has its own unique setup and situation, whether it’s an independent rescue squad or a combination fire/EMS department, there are a few options to consider when looking to solve our volunteer problem. Read More…