It’s Tower, Not Tire!

We didn’t notice when grandfather started having trouble understanding what we were saying until I had to go to work with him one day. We had a small fire extinguisher service company and were on location at a salt mine. Having good hearing was imperative to understand each other over the sound of all the equipment. It would be far too easy to misunderstand someone and end up in harms’ way.

There were several extinguishers that we had to inspect that were on a very tall tower, and I told him that I would take care of those. He had a very confused look on his face and when I asked him what was wrong he informed me, ‘What would an extinguisher be doing on a tire?’ That was the first of many small incidences that indicated it may be time for hearing aids Manchester.