Why do you send a fire truck when someone calls for an ambulance?
The Castle Rock Fire and Rescue Department has four fire stations spread out geographically throughout the Town. Each of these stations houses a fire truck staffed with at least one paramedic, allowing us to get a paramedic to you as quickly as possible. However, the closest fire truck may be able to get to your house and begin care faster than an ambulance, which is why there is always a paramedic on every apparatus at all times. Some calls require more assistance than others, which is why we send both a fire truck and an ambulance. If there is only a need for an ambulance after the scene has been assessed, the fire truck will go back into service and can then immediately respond to calls again.

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1. Why doesn't Castle Rock have tornado sirens?
2. How do I become a firefighter?
3. What I can or cannot do during the fire restrictions?
4. Why do you send a fire truck when someone calls for an ambulance?
5. Will I get a bill from the fire department if you come and rescue me?
6. Who buys the food when you are at the grocery store?
7. How many firefighters are on duty on any given day?
8. What is your shift schedule like?
9. Are all firefighters paramedics? What’s the difference between an EMT and a Paramedic?
10. Do you have a fire dog?
11. Why do the fire apparatus park in the fire lane when they are at the grocery store?
12. What hospital will you take me to?