‘Moun­tain res­cue, please, I’m on the top bunk’

The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition) - - NEWS -

Un­usual calls to the emer­gency ser­vices: Ad­viser: “Do you need fire, po­lice or am­bu­lance?” Caller: “I’m sorry to call 999 but I was look­ing for 101 but I don’t know the num­ber.” Ad­viser: “Do you need fire, po­lice or am­bu­lance?” Young caller: “Moun­tain Res­cue, please.” Ad­viser: “Where are you?” Young caller: “I’m on the top bunk and I can’t get down.” Am­bu­lance ad­viser: “Is the pa­tient breath­ing?” Caller: “Yes, but he’s Rus­sian.” Ad­viser: “Do you need fire, po­lice or am­bu­lance?” Caller: “I need the po­lice. I or­dered a take­away that cost me £30 and they took it to num­ber six, when I live at num­ber seven.” Ad­viser: “Do you need fire, po­lice or am­bu­lance?” Caller: “I’m go­ing out and need some­one to feed my cats.” Ad­viser: “Do you need fire, po­lice or am­bu­lance?” Caller: “There’s a seag­ull with a bro­ken arm.”

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