AT&T readies for Hurricane Ian with ‘arsenal’ of equipment, personnel – (FL)

AT&T said it is standing ready with “an arsenal of disaster response equipment and personnel” as Hurricane Ian approaches.

The telecommunications company said it is closely monitoring the storm, which is currently on track to make landfall on Florida’s west coast late Wednesday or early Thursday according to the National Hurricane Center. As of 8 a.m. Tuesday, Ian’s center was over Cuba, 200 miles south of Key West, with sustained winds of 125 mph, making it a Category 3 storm.

Rehoboth Beach 9-1-1 Communications Center Recertified – (DE)

The City of Rehoboth Beach’s 9-1-1 Communications Center has been recertified as an Accredited Center of Excellence for medical, and police as well as fire dispatch services. Accreditation is valid for a three-year period. Rehoboth’s communications center first received IAED accreditation for medical dispatch in 1995 and for police and fire dispatch in 2018. The city earned triple ACE accreditation initially in 2019.