When/When Not to Call 911

When to Call 911
  • Car wreck
  • Someone is choking on their food
  • Fire of any type, house, woods or other building
  • If you see a crime
  • Dangerous situation such as gas leak or a power line down
  • Someone is drowning
  • Someone is hurt or is bleeding or is having trouble breathing
  • Tornado or other severe weather damages your home
When Not to Call 911
  • Loud party or music
  • Barking dogs or cats up a tree
  • To ask directions or for general information
  • To report water or electricity is out
  • To check if a police report is ready
  • To check for severe weather reports