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There's a fire.  You call for help.  Who answers?

The vast majority of Americans live in places that don’t have a single firefighter on the payroll. “The Call” is a portrait of the volunteer fire service that steps up to answer this critical need, told in the unique voice of an animator who is also a volunteer firefighter.

Written, directed, animated, illustrated and narrated by Jonathan Weiss (

Score and sound design by William Cusick (

Additional voice acting by:
J.J. Kaveny, Emergency Communications Dispatcher, Vermont State Police
Ronald Waite II, Captain, Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department


Special Thanks:
Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department, Pawlet, Vermont

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