Using Social Media to Contact 9-1-1

A recent Red Cross survey found 44% of people would use social media to alert rescue crews if they couldn't call 9-1-1


 
 

CBS4 | | Wednesday, June 27, 2012


MIAMI, Fla (CBS4) -- "What's the location of your emergency please?" asked an emergency dispatcher.

When the 9-1-1 center got a call from someone across the country alerting them to a local fire, they were puzzled.

"My caller is actually in Indiana," declared Dispatcher #1.

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