Whitman Fire "new" terminology

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Wqwy879
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Whitman Fire "new" terminology

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As of the new year I believe, Whitman Fire uses the term Code Red when they are striking a box. Not sure if it is EMS related or if that relates to a possible Structure Fire. Anybody have any idea?

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That's common terminology for a fire in RI, so I'd guess that's how Whitman is using it. You just have to listen a bit more and it will likely become clear how they are using it.
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As of the new year I believe, Whitman Fire uses the term Code Red when they are striking a box. Not sure if it is EMS related or if that relates to a possible Structure Fire. Anybody have any idea?
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Wqwy879 wrote:
21 Jan 2020 04:45
As of the new year I believe, Whitman Fire uses the term Code Red when they are striking a box. Not sure if it is EMS related or if that relates to a possible Structure Fire. Anybody have any idea?
Springfield used to use the color codes often for calls upon arrival.
Code Red was working fire, Yellow was single engine can handle, Blue was a false alarm box.
I don't recall there being an orange.
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I ended up finding out for Whitman Fire that Code Red actually means it is a Cardiac Emergency call. I believe Rockland uses Code Red as same as Whitman also.

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