WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – An independent review appears to be the next step after an Oct. 13 fire at the Brookhollow Apartments in east Wichita. On Tuesday, the advisory board for Sedgwick County 911 determined the scope and selection process for a third-party investigation.
Nov. 30—The family of Paoly Bedeski, a 22-year-old woman killed in a Wichita apartment fire last month, is calling for changes in the way Sedgwick County 911 handles emergency calls after a series of failures by call takers and dispatchers “cost Paoly her life.”
HUBBARD COUNTY — A 13-year-old girl has received an award from Hubbard County emergency personnel for her bravery after her mother suffered a medical emergency while driving on Sept. 28, along State Highway 200 near Kabekona.
According to a release from Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes, at 8:51 p.m. on Sept. 28, dispatch received a 911 call from a 13-year-old girl from rural Laporte.
SALEM — Salem police have announced the launch of the Prepared Live app in their dispatch center. The app will enable their 9-1-1 team to live stream and receive other information from mobile callers in real-time.