DISPATCHERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DISPATCHERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Gas leak reported in Murray http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58187538-78/dispatchers-gas-leak-murray.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58187538-78/dispatchers-gas-leak-murray.html.csp">Gas leak reported in Murray</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T09:03:01.681-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Questar crews were responding to a natural gas leak in Murray at 1560 E. Three Village Road (5930 South), according to dispatchers. The leak, first reported at 2:48 p.m., after a car backing out of the complex hit a gas meter, dispatchers said. Evacuations were not being ordered, dispatchers said. The Tribune will update this story as more information becomes available.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58187538@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:03:01 MDT Study: Location of 911 callers on cell phones proves hard to pin down http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58167928-68/data-911-calls-call.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58167928-68/data-911-calls-call.html.csp">Study: Location of 911 callers on cell phones proves hard to pin down</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Fung</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T19:21:02.581-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 07:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Not longer after he became the country’s top telecom regulator in 2009, Julius Genachowski wanted to find out what it was like to be a 911 dispatcher. He thought it’d be wise to learn about the systems he’d be overseeing. So he went to Fairfax County, Virginia and spent a day behind a desk with call-takers. Genachowki wondered: What happened when someone dialed 911 from a cell phone? How easily could they be found on a map? The director of the call center suggested Genachowski pull...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58167928@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 19:21:02 MDT Crews fighting brush fire in Riverdale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58057416-78/fire-riverdale-burning-crews.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58057416-78/fire-riverdale-burning-crews.html.csp">Crews fighting brush fire in Riverdale</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T18:06:40.35-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 06:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A brushfire was burning in Riverdale near the Weber River on Wednesday afternoon. The fire was burning near 3750 S. 600 West, in an area with homes, dispatchers confirmed. Crews from Riverdale, Ogden and Roy fire departments were at the scene, dispatchers said. The Tribune will report further information as it becomes available.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58057416@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:06:40 MDT Salt Lake County 911 dispatcher script raises concerns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57998238-78/dispatchers-lake-salt-priority.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57998238-78/dispatchers-lake-salt-priority.html.csp">Salt Lake County 911 dispatcher script raises concerns</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-01T20:00:03.099-06:00">Updated Jun 1, 2014 08:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City’s police chief acknowledges that city dispatchers’ scripted call-taking protocol could use some tweaks. Fire and medical dispatchers have been using Priority Dispatch — a scripted approach to taking 9-1-1 calls — for years. But when the city consolidated its dispatchers into one center, police dispatchers, who were used to having more freedom in questioning callers, had to get on board with Priority — which requires sticking with a standard text. The change has proved frustrating...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57998238@www.sltrib.com Sun, 01 Jun 2014 20:00:03 MDT