It's important to know how to call 9-1-1. Dialing is simple. Three, easy-to-remember numbers punched into your phone will bring your Los Angeles Firefighters to your front door in a matter of minutes. That's why the 9-1-1 system was established - to help people who needed professional help during an emergency.
With the advent of mobile technology, the 9-1-1 system nationwide has had to rethink it's approach to dispatching emergency resources. Los Angeles is no different. That's why the Los Angeles Fire Department partnered with MySafe:LA to create the short yet powerful and informative film above. View it to learn how to access emergency resources quickly and effectively. Learn the importance of clear, concise communication with 9-1-1 call takers and determine the most important information you can share with our Firefighter/Dispatchers - your EXACT location.
Submitted by Erik Scott, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department