Text-to-911 service will be temporarily unavailable Wed., May 15, 7-8 a.m.

Text-to-911 service will be temporarily unavailable Wednesday, May 15, from 7-8 a.m., while South Sound 911 receives scheduled internet upgrades at its facility. Texts sent to 911 during this time should receive an auto-reply stating the service is unavailable. Call 911 if you have an emergency.

South Sound 911 launches text-to-911 service in Pierce County

Hand holding cell phone showing a text message exchange

If you cannot safely place a voice call to 911, you can now text for emergency police, fire or medical aid in Pierce County. South Sound 911’s launch of text-to-911 service today provides the community – including the Deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled – a potentially life-saving option to reach 911. It is […]