Emergency

Texting
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Alan Scaia
October 30, 2019 - 12:15 pm
The city of Plano now allows people to text 911 during an emergency. The city started a "soft launch" two months ago but has now officially put the system online.
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August Heat
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Chris Sommer
July 08, 2019 - 5:11 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Even if the mercury has yet to reach 100 degrees this summer, we still are dealing with the type of heat that can be dangerous and even deadly. The Dallas-Fort Worth area is included in a heat advisory that goes into effect at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The National Weather Service is...
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Source: McKinney Fire Department
Steven Pickering
May 29, 2019 - 7:52 am
MCKINNEY (1080 KRLD) - A family in McKinney that was forced out of their home after a plane crash last week is asking for some financial help. Jamillah Foster has set up at Go Fund Me account to cover expenses while the family is kept out of their home on Black Bear Drive. Jamillah and her three...
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Southwest Airlines
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March 26, 2019 - 5:10 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - A Southwest Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane made an emergency landing after one of its engines overheated Tuesday. The plane took off from Orlando International Airport at 2:47 p.m., and quickly turned around and made its emergency landing at 2:58 p.m., just 11 minutes after takeoff. An...
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911 Emergency
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Steven Pickering
March 25, 2019 - 6:15 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - People in Dallas will now be able to send a text message to 911 requesting emergency help. City officials had originally announced the new system in 2017. It began operation in December of 2018 and officials say they received just over 1,200 text messages between December and...
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