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Primary Agency/Department Type
Volunteer Fire/EMS Department
Primary Department/Agency Name
UPN Fire Department
Years in EMS/Public Safety
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Sandton Fire Dept South Africa
Midrand Fire Dept South Africa
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BSc Fire Tech
Diploma Fire Tech 3yrs
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Fire-fighter with a single definite commitment: to serve in whichever capacity the community in which I live
I Love Being in EMS Because
It's in the blood....
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Wynand Engelbrecht's Blog

911 communication

It is a fact that the single most frustration issue when taking an emergency call is to get the caller's exact position.

I solved it by developing what is known in South Africa (where I live) the UPN Program; it is SMS-based.

UPN is an acronym for: Unique Position NUmber, Unique Personal Number and Unique Possession Number.

Position number: Say a private house is registered and say the UPN allocated is A1585.

The full address description including Longs and… Continue

Posted on August 11, 2009 at 1:27am — 3 Comments

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At 7:51am on August 14, 2009, Ms Smith said…
Hello and good to meet you. Have a great day!
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At 2:01pm on March 24, 2009, Rob Lambert said…
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