How 911 Became the Emergency Call Number

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How 911 Became the Emergency Call Number

Before the 1960s, the United States didn’t have one universal phone number for Americans to call if they needed help from the police or fire department. Callers simply had to know the phone number for each department in the area they were currently in.

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