If you have an EMERGENCY requiring immediate assistance, dial 9-1-1 from any phone.
When you dial 9-1-1 the first question you will be asked is: "9-1-1 what is the address of your emergency?"
The dispatcher answering the call will also gather the following information: Your address Your telephone number Type of emergency/follow up questions Your name
You will also be asked to repeat your address and phone number for verification. This is to ensure we are sending help to the right location.
The questions will vary depending on the type of call, please answer all of the questions the 9-1-1 dispatcher asks. They need the information not only for your safety, but for the safety of the responding police, fire, and ambulance personnel.
Examples of law enforcement related emergencies report of a crime in progress report a domestic argument report of a traffic accident where injuries may be present
Examples of fire related emergencies fire where life or property is in danger carbon monoxide detectors sounding motor vehicle accidents with injuries gas odor or suspected leaks lifeline alarms
Examples of EMS related emergencies chest pain/heart problems difficulty breathing strokes falls uncontrolled bleeding choking sudden or severe illness back injuries anytime someone is seriously hurt or in danger
Our 911 dispatchers are trained professionals who are readily available to assist you in any emergent situation at any given time.