Milford police, fire dispatchers consolidating

Milford authorities say that police and fire dispatchers are consolidating and will work together in the same room for the first time. The $3.5 million

Starting today, 911 calls will be routed to a communications center with both fire and police dispatchers.

Starting today, 911 calls will be routed to a communications center with both fire and police dispatchers. (5/8/13)

MILFORD - Milford authorities say that police and fire dispatchers are consolidating and will work together in the same room for the first time.

The $3.5 million consolidation was five years in the making.

Starting today, 911 calls will be routed to a communications center with both fire and police dispatchers. Officials believe the city will save millions of dollars by operating as a single unit. They also say that time will be saved, as there will no longer be a need to transfer calls.
 

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