“What do you mean, ‘call back when I’m sure it’s a fire’? Of course it’s a fire! Why else would I call you?” Pete listened to the operator’s response then a click as they terminated the call. All he could do was look at his phone as smoke from his car blew across the highway in a thick blanket.
He never expected his car to catch fire and was thankful he and John got out in time. Now he was told to wait until actual flames appeared before calling the emergency number again.
“So, what now?” John asked.