A single platform bringing together all calls to emergency numbers will be tested from 2022, for two years, at the scale of a wider region, Emmanuel Macron announced on Saturday at the National Congress of Firefighters in Marseille.
By announcing this experiment, which will test three types of platforms for calls to the 15th, 17th and 18th, the Head of State acts in advance of a flagship provision of the Matras bill, in the process of being adopted. in Parliament.
Supportive firefighters, skeptical emergency responders
This sea serpent for the rescue services has been acclaimed by firefighters since the coronavirus epidemic, which has helped to overwhelm them with new calls.
This system already exists in several of our European neighbors.
On May 12, deputies voted in committee for the experimentation of this measure, contained in the proposal of the elected LREM Fabien Matras, before the text was examined at the end of the month in public session.
If, in a press release, the national federation of firefighters had cheerfully supported this unique number, it arouses the fear of many emergency responders.