August 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿No Puede Hablar en una Emergencia? Ahora Puede Enviar un Mensaje de texto al 9-1-1

A partir de hoy, los residentes de Maryland tienen la opción de enviar un mensaje de texto al 9-1-1 para pedir ayuda si no pueden llamar al número. En una emergencia, no siempre es posible hablar en voz alta, por lo que la asamblea de Maryland adoptó una forma de permitir que quienes tienen un […]

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August 20, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Can’t Talk in an Emergency? Now You Can Text 9-1-1

Beginning today, Marylanders have the option of texting 9-1-1 for help if they cannot call the number. In an emergency, it is not always possible to speak out loud so the Maryland assembly adopted a way to enable those with a cell phone to text in their emergency. Sen. Cheryl Kagan of District 17, NG911 […]

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August 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Sprint Restores Service to Area

UPDATE 8/17/16 9 a.m. Sprint reports the service issue has been resolved. Our service issue in #DC is fully restored. We apologize to our customers and thank them for their patience. — Sprint Care (@sprintcare) August 17, 2016 Montgomery County police are advising residents that Sprint cellular service in our area is experiencing problems. Police encourage […]

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August 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Holds Work Session on 9-1-1 Emergency System Outage (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmembers held a special work session this week to learn the facts behind a 9-1-1 outage that occurred last month. Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Alligator Fished Out of Koi Pond in Brookeville (PHOTOS & 9-1-1 AUDIO FILE)

It took three hours for authorities to remove a three-foot alligator from a Koi pond in Brookeville on Friday. The alligator was reported to authorities shortly before 10 a.m. and the 9-1-1 caller seemed incredulous at what he had discovered in his backyard pond on Denit Estates Drive. You can listen to his call, here. […]

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