When to Call 911
- When law enforcement, fire, and medical response is needed
- When you see fire or smoke
- When life and or property are in danger
- When a crime is being committed
- When an ambulance is necessary
- Anytime you wish to obtain an expedient response from law enforcement, fire, or rescue (examples: medical emergencies, domestic disputes, assaults, breaking and entering, animal bites, fights, structure fires, vehicle fires, and any life or property threatening situation)
- If you are in doubt as to whether a situation is an emergency, call 9-1-1. It's better to be safe and let the call taker determine if you need emergency assistance.