I was mad last night as I drove past the scene of a house fire near my home. As an ex-police officer I was ticked! There was car after car of "onlookers" blocking the highway, stopped to watch the show. What were they hoping to see? It's no different at a road traffic accident? Move on and let the emergency services do their job already!!
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I agree, I don't think most people are looking for blood and guts, they're just curious.
I hear ya brother. Help or get out of the way and let us do our job!
So true man.
I'd rather they just get out of the way... :-)
Honestly though, sometimes people want to help and while it's a nice gestur, they can help by joining their local fire department or becoming a police. If they aren't trained there likely to be more of a
You are correct. It really does create a hazard in we are now watching our backs and the onlookers.
I don't think people realize that they're making the situation more hazardous. We have to worry about ourselves first, then our fellow fire fighters, then the victims and.... then bystanders. They're only adding to our plates of people to protect.