Lake-Sumter Fire Chiefs Association

Proactive Leadership for Florida's Lake and Sumter County Fire and Emergency Services

Lake-Sumter Fire Chiefs Association - Proactive Leadership for Florida's Lake and Sumter County Fire and Emergency Services

Lake 911 dispatchers honored

911 dispatchers honored for stressful work handling emergencies

By Elira Benavari – Orlando Sentinel Correspondent

 

Chief Richard Keith presents a plaque to Communications Dispatcher Kim Tingle of Lake EMS on behalf of the Lake-Sumter Fire Chiefs Association in recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week 2015

Chief Richard Keith presents a plaque to Communications Dispatcher Kim Tingle of Lake EMS on behalf of the Lake-Sumter Fire Chiefs Association in recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week 2015

TAVARES — When an emergency occurs, Lake residents can dial 911 and immediately receive a response from a trained individual who will bring help as soon as possible.

This week, more than 120 professional public-safety communicators in Lake received a pat on the back for the difficult job they do as part of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

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