What is 9-1-1?
9-1-1 is a three-digit telephone number that you can call 24 hours a day for police, fire, or emergency medical services. According to nationwide statistics, it can take up to 2 1/2 minutes to find your telephone directory and another 30 seconds to locate the correct number. In an emergency, 3 minutes is a long time, time that can be saved by remembering to call 9-1-1.

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