Residents Urged to Avoid Calling 911 for Non-life-threatening Incidents

Dekalb County

DECATUR, Ga. – Due to an unusually high call volume, DeKalb County residents are urged to use E911 only for life-threatening emergency calls.

For downed trees and other non-life-threatening calls, residents are asked to call 404-294-2911.

The current call volume is approximately 625 calls per hour. A typical rush hour call volume is 250 calls.

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