Work progresses on new 911 system
Hill County is one step closer to a better, more efficient emergency response system. The Hill County Commission on Tuesday submitted Tuesday an updated map of the county to a company hired to bring the next generation of dispatch services to Hi-Line residents.
The map is part of the enhanced-911 program, a statewide effort to provide better emergency services to rural residents. The new program will use the global positioning system to accurately route responders to emergency sites.
The system will lower response...