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Old 02-03-2019, 07:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Perthbloke View Post
This would be an accurate transcription of the phone call I believe:

Caller: "My boats is sinking"
Emergency Operator: "Where is your boat and how many people are on board?"
Caller: "No one on board, it is sitting on the bank and the tide is out and I'm worried it will sink when the tide comes back in."
Emergency Operator: "Do you realise it is an offence to call the emergency number when no lives are at risk? Call a marine salvage company and your insurer."
There are plenty of house fires where the home is you think it should just burn to the ground without calling the FD?
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