What information should I give the call taker when I call 9-1-1?
What type of emergency do you have, the location of the emergency, Try to keep it short, but remember stay on the line until the call taker says you can hang up. Remember, stay calm! If they can't understand you, they can't help you.

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1. Do I need a permit to burn trash or debris?
2. Where can I find the Calera Fire Administration building?
3. Who is in charge of finding out how fires start in Calera?
4. What information should I give the call taker when I call 9-1-1?
5. A fire truck, ambulance, or police car is approaching with its lights and sirens on .... What should I do?"
6. I have seen a fire truck with its lights and siren on go through an intersection .... then turn its lights off, .... Why?"
7. Can I have someone from the fire department check my blood pressure?
8. How should I plan for a disabled family member during a fire?
9. Can I use a fire hydrant in Calera to fill a pool?
10. Why do I have to dial 9-1-1? If I call the fire station direct would it save time?
11. What kind of fire extinguisher should I buy for my home?
12. What Fire Codes Does the City of Calera Operate Under?
13. Why do fire engines respond to car accidents, even when they didn’t look serious?