On 1st Day, 911 Operator Takes Call About Her Dad

Crystal Morrow recognized her aunt's voice on the line
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 2, 2014 2:04 PM CDT

Morrow walked her aunt through all the steps needed to save her dad's life, staying on the line with her until paramedics arrived—and her aunt had no idea who she was talking to. Morrow's dad survived, and a colleague praised how the 911 operator handled the situation. "She took the entire call and then she got up after the call and stepped outside," the woman who trained Morrow tells My Fox Atlanta. "I went to check on her and told her to go see about her family." The incident happened in August, but the 911 tape was just released. (A less feel-good story: A Delaware 911 dispatcher took a call ... and then warned her boyfriend rather than sending help.)

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