The 911 radio system Fulton County uses to dispatch firefighters, police and ambulances crashed Friday morning.
The system for receiving 911 calls from residents never went down, but Fulton County lost the ability to dispatch crews for those calls using their regular radio system around 8 a.m.
Channel 2’s Jeff Dore spoke with emergency services in Sandy Springs, Alpharetta and Fulton County. They told Dore that the county had backup plans in place, and the systems worked Friday morning, allowing them to dispatch crews to all emergencies.
One Fulton County police officer said the change over to the backup system was so speedy, he did not even notice a disruption.
The original radio system was back in service before noon.