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Offline Owain

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Dial 999: 80 years of emergency calls
« on: July 02, 2017, 10:22:00 AM »
Dial 999: 80 years of emergency calls

The world's first emergency phone service, 999, was launched in the UK in June 1937.

We take a look back at the highs and lows in the history of the service.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and_audio/must_see/40462278/dial-999-80-years-of-emergency-calls

(might not be available outside UK)


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Re: Dial 999: 80 years of emergency calls
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2017, 10:30:01 AM »
Interesting, and yes, can be seen in at least the US.
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