911 Procedures

WHEN TO CALL 9-1-1

  • Call 9-1-1 when life and/or property are in immediate danger.
  • When you see smoke or a fire.
  • When you see a crime being committed.
  • When rescue or emergency medical assistance is needed.

WHEN NOT TO CALL 9-1-1

  • Never call 9-1-1 as a joke!
  • DO not dial 9-1-1 for information, such as road or weather conditions, area power outages, or directions.

HOW TO CALL 9-1-1

  • Dial 9-1-1 (no need to dial 5).
  • Give the operator the nature of the emergency.
  • Give your exact location and cross street.
  • Give the telephone number from which you are calling.
  • DO NOT HANG UP.
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