Call 9-1-1 to report any emergency. Police, Fire or Medical. If you need help
immediately, call 9-1-1. Don't waste time, call 9-1-1 as soon as you think help
When to call 9-1-1...
- Car wreck
- Someone is choking on their food
- Fire of any type, house, woods or other
- If you see a crime
- Dangerous situation such as gas leak
or a power line down
- Someone is drowning
- Someone is hurt or is bleeding or is
having trouble breathing
- Tornado or other severe weather damages
All you have to do is answer our questions! Stay on the phone and answer the
Dispatcher's questions as calmly as you can. We will ask the following:
- The location of the problem.
If you do not know the address, be prepared to give directions or describe your
- The type of problem.
Tell us in plain language what is happening.
- Details about the problem
The Dispatcher is trained to get more information while the emergency units are
Do Not Call 9-1-1
if the problem is not an emergency, look up the non-emergency number in the phone
book. If you call 9-1-1 for non-emergencies, someone with a real emergency might
have a delay in receiving service.
to call 9-1-1...
- Loud party or music
- Barking dogs or cats up a tree
- To ask directions or for general information
- To report water or electricity is out
- To check if a police report is ready
- To check for severe weather reports
What Can I Do?
Y ou can make a real difference by helping until the
emergency units arrive, and the Dispatcher will provide directions for things such