Residents Continue to Ditch the Trusted Old Home Phone - What Does This Mean for 9-1-1 Today?

Residents Continue to Ditch the Trusted Old Home Phone - What Does This Mean for 9-1-1 Today? | 911, cell phone, emergency service, Murfreesboro news

Above: Old school (restored) ambulance in Rockvale, TN.

Many people don’t have a home phone in this day and age, but what does that mean for emergency responders? Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) spokesperson Terry Cunningham commented on this growing trend to ditch the home phone…

 

Again, an address is not usually tied to a cell phone number. This problem can lead to confusion during an emergency response. The solution, tell 9-1-1 exactly where you are located when if you call. 

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