Frederick County Learning More About 911 Texting

8:49 AM, Mar 21, 2013   |    comments
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FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - Officials in Frederick County are learning more about a service that allows some people to send a text to 911 operators.

The Board of County Commissioners and Division of Emergency Management will get a briefing on the service Thursday. The Frederick News-Post ( reports the county is set to become the first jurisdiction in Maryland to provide the service.

It allows people who have Verizon Wireless to text to 911.

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