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Brookings Fire / Rescue"
"If the crew is not on a call, and are not driving, than I don't see a problem sending a text, unless there are SOP's against it. but while on a call, I feel there should be no texts. I don't understand the texting for call…"
"Personally, I'm a textaholic, however, if a member is on scene, the phone should be left in the rig period. The public seeing a first responder texting may feel that they are not getting priority they deserve. If waiting around at…"