My boss always tried to find fault. In every work he commented, you did not follow the procedure. I was on fire crew duty at the time. We received a call from a gentleman who said that there was a fire in the grass near the plane parking. We reached the spot and the fire was extinguished. There was no loss of life and property.
My boss was also present there, he told me that I did not follow the procedure. Everyone will be aware that the prescribed procedures are for practice only and not for emergencies. Apart from my boss, everyone was praising for the work done by our team; because we had prevented a major disaster by reaching on time.
A few days later, we received a call from the boss’s house at around nine o’clock in the night that his house had caught fire. By the time we reached the spot with our equipment, there was a lot of crowd. After reaching at the spot, I followed the full prescribed procedure which lasted for 30 minutes; by that time, the fire had destroyed every household item kept in the house. He asked me to meet him at his office the next day.
Next morning I went to his office. Then he started saying that all the processes needed to be conducted yesterday itself; When my house was on fire. I responded politely; Sir, all emergencies are equal for us and should be dealt with in the best and least possible process and not with undue delay. Because losses from fire are national losses. Read More…