would like to introduce the enhanced
emergency service to all residents including
those on lake and mainland properties.
The Municipalities implementation date for the enhanced
service is June 2004.
have emergency services such as ambulance, fire and police.
If you were to call for emergency assistance today the caller
would have to relay all information to the dispatcher - name,
telephone number, address, location.
With the enhanced
the information will systematically address and
map the location of the call from the 569 or 237 telephone
extension. The Call
will ascertain the name and location of the
incoming call on a call display.
This will help emergency services locate the caller and
respond in a much faster response time.
The Call Centre could also be used to assist the caller by
walking him / her through an emergency situation while the caller
waits for emergency assistance.
Temagami is reaching a population of retiring baby boomers and more
people from the south are relocating or vacationing in the north.
The municipality covers a vast area including wilderness as
well as developed land. An
emergency situation could require emergency services to respond to a
call to an isolated location that being either down a secondary road
or an island on
the help of civic addressing, the emergency crew will be able to
locate the caller quicker by identifying the location using the
civic address as seen on the property or along the roadway.
would not only benefit the community but would
offer a service to visitors who are accustomed to having this