Chamber fields thousands of calls
Last updated 10/27/2007 at Noon
Since residents of Fallbrook were evacuated on Monday due to the severity of the fire conditions, the three phone lines at the Chamber of Commerce office have been a non-stop trio of blinking lights.
"Roughly, we have been receiving three calls every thirty seconds," said Chamber Executive Director Bob Leonard. Leonard and Chamber volunteers have been answering those lines and attempting to calm peoples' anxieties.
"We have been trying to explain how the emergency workers have been able to do an outstanding job because they haven't had to worry as much about the public," Leonard said. "It...