Lost tourists calling 9-1-1 pose challenge for Colo. dispatchers

01/15/2013 | KUSA-TV (Denver)

Emergency response officials in Summit County, Colo., say a significant percentage of 9-1-1 callers are lost tourists who are unable to give dispatchers much information about where they are located. Cell technology doesn't always allow dispatchers to pinpoint precise locations, but officials hope to educate visitors about staying aware of their surroundings so dispatchers can help them as quickly as possible.

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