He responded an hour after being dispatched; the woman was found dead in her front yard, holding her phone and her medication, and her body covered in ants
By Adrienne Cutway
LEE COUNTY, Fla. — A Florida deputy is accused of going to eat lunch instead of responding to a 911 call that led to a woman's death, according ...
Incidents like this, the death of a woman in a house fire, are unfortunate and not at all uncommon. Beyond all of the technology, emergency response systems are still operated by humans and humans ...
FORT WASHINGTON, Md. — At Prince George's County Fire/EMS Station 832, there were hugs, clapping and the occasional tears. This was something to celebrate. Inside the ...
The fire chief gave the girl an award for bravery and the boy and dispatcher were given a meritorious service award for their actions during the fire
CLINTON, Md. — A 13-year-old boy who made a dramatic call to 911 and his 9-year-old sister were rescued from a house fire Sunday morning by Prince George’s County firefighters.
As his sister can be heard saying they were going to die, her brother tells her not to say that
QUINCY, Ill. — A 73-cent surcharge on 911 cell phone calls is set to expire in July, which officials say may result in a $200,000 loss in revenue.
“We would see about a 15 percent ...
Washington — The Federal Communications Commission has resolved its investigation of an April 2014 multi-state 911 outage that prevented more than 11 million people in seven states from ...
SEATTLE — "I'm inside a plane! Alaska Airlines Flight 448..."
That was probably among the strangest calls 911 operators in Seattle have ever received, but ...
The worker fell asleep and passengers heard him banging on the aircraft for help as the plane took off
The 8-year-old calmly called 9-1-1 and provided first aid for her father's wound until paramedics arrived
By Hilary Whittier
FRIENDSWOOD, Texas — On April 6, 2015, the Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency Network (GHC911), the Friendswood Police Department, and the City of Friendswood ...
WASHINGTON D.C. — The National 911 Program released the 2014 National 911 Progress Report, which provides detailed reporting and analysis of the most recent collection of 911 statistics. ...
CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man called 911 when his wife thought she was having a heart attack, and he was told by a 911 dispatcher that no ambulances were available.
Sandy Pierce, 68, said ...
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A lawyer arguing that emergency services are not a right might be better off applying negligence theory to...