So here's an article I couldn't help but pass along from NYTimes. For those not wishing to read it, I'll summarize. Usual cat up the tree scenario. NYPD comes along and tries to get the cat out of the tree...fails..and decides he can't get out of the tree either. FDNY to the rescue, who after a good mount of ribbing saves the cat and then the officer.
Hopefully I don't get pulled over on the way home.
Written by Mike Rabb
Arkansas was the first to adopt the Smart911 program statewide which individuals to voluntarily provide potentially life saving information to 911 Operators.
This free service is available at smart911.com and is used to create a custom Safety Profile for 911 Operators to pass along additional information to responding units. This becomes especially important when the person is non-responsive or on critical issues such as house fires. The program is completely voluntary and can be used to keep record of:
Part of our duty as Firemen is education and Fire Safety. A little bit of knowledge can end up saving a life but it's easy to take that for granted or write it off as one of those things "I'll get to later".