Why does a fire truck come when I only requested an ambulance?

A fire truck will generally respond to all calls involving life-threatening symptoms, such as chest pains, severe bleeding, or difficulty breathing, and all motor vehicle crashes in order to begin basic or advanced life support prior to the arrival of the ambulance crew. In many medical situations, it takes more than two personnel to tend to the victim.

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1. How do I obtain a copy of a Milpitas Fire Department Incident or Fire Report?
2. My child’s school would like a visit by the City of Milpitas Fire Department to talk about what it entails to be a Fire Fighter and/or to visit a Fire Station. How can I arrange such a request?
3. I live within the City of Milpitas and my home owner’s insurance wants to know my ISO Rating. What is it?
4. Do you take back prescription drugs or sharps at your fire stations?
5. Who do I contact for a leaky fire hydrant within the City of Milpitas?
6. Why does a fire truck come when I only requested an ambulance?
7. Where should I place my smoke detectors?
8. Can the Milpitas Fire Department install or check my child’s safety seat for proper installation?
9. Does the Milpitas Fire Department offer bicycle registration?