Trumbull Emergency Medical Services
Calling 911 PDF Print

911Most people know to call 9-1-1 in an emergency. Few people know what to expect and what to do once the dispatcher answers the phone.

When calling 9-1-1 for a police, fire or medical emergency follow these simple tips to to ensure help is sent to the correct location as quickly as possible. 

  1. Stay calm.
  2. Speak clearly and slowly.
  3. Provide your location. You may also be asked to repeat it for verification. An accurate location is essential to receiving the service you need.
  4. Provide your phone number. This will allow the disptacher to call you back in the event you are disconnected, or if they need additional information.
  5. Answer any additional questions.
  6. Follow directions and complete tasks as asked.
  7. Stay on the phone until the dispatcher say it is OK to hang up.
 
Is Your House Numbered? PDF Print

House Numbers

To aide emergency personnel, make sure your house numbers are:

  • Reflective or contrasted against their background.
  • Large enough to been seen from the street.
  • Placed near the front door or mailbox or both.
 
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