What if I'm calling from a cellular telephone?

It may be necessary for the 911 Telecommunicator to ask some additional questions when you are calling from a cellular telephone. The information displayed from your home phone is not available from your cellular telephone; therefore it is necessary for the dispatcher to get your exact location. Sometimes, a cellular call may be answered by another county or by another state, depending upon your exact location. We have received calls from Philadelphia and Delaware in the past.

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1. What if the caller speaks a foreign language?
2. What if the caller is speech or hearing impaired?
3. What if I'm calling from a cellular telephone?
4. What if my call is not an emergency?
5. Will they keep me on the phone and ask other questions?