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CANCELLED: Redding Fire Chief Directive to SHASCOM: Do Not Dispatch Fire Resources to Emergency Medical Calls Unless Critical

Firefighting personnel were so busy fighting fires in the Redding area Saturday morning, Fire Chief Gerry Gray issues directive to only send firefighters out to "most critical" emergency medical calls.

Posted: Jun. 23, 2018 12:59 PM
Updated: Jun. 23, 2018 9:44 PM

This directive has been cancelled by Fire Chief Gerry Gray.

REDDING, Calif. - Due to multiple area fires and shortage of firefighting personnel, I have directed SHASCOM to not dispatch fire resources to emergency medical calls in the City of Redding, except for the most critical ‘Echo’ calls. Medic crews will still respond to all such calls.

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