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Reaching a 9-1-1 dispatcher does not guarantee that emergency services will actually be able to respond to the ...

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In the United States, the first catalyst for a nationwide emergency telephone number was in ... On February 22, 1968, Nome, Alaska implemented 9-1-1 service.

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The location of the emergency, including the street address; The phone number you are calling from; The nature of the emergency; Details about the emergency,  ...

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Woman calling 911 from scene of accident with an ambulance nearby ... symbols for law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services and telecommunication ...

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More importantly, they needed a unique number, and since 911 had never been designated for an office code, area code or service code, that was the number ...

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Jul 7, 2014 ... How 911 Became the Emergency Call Number ... United States citizens could dial 9-1-1 and be connected with their local emergency services.

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The Nation's 911 System 9-1-1 service is a vital part of our nation's emergency response and disaster preparedness system. In October 1999, the Wireless ...

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Jun 28, 2017 ... The nationwide roll-out of the 911 system was a difficult endeavor, and one ... people were calling random places to get emergency service.

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Dec 28, 2018 ... 911 emergency services in several states across the U.S. went down after a ... In this case, the outage affected only cellular calls to 911, and not ...