Report Firework Complaints to Non-Emergency Phone Numbers

4 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Monday, July 01 2013 Jul 1, 2013 Monday, July 01, 2013 5:07:00 PM CDT July 01, 2013 in News
By: KOMU 8 Staff

COLUMBIA - The Boone County Pubilc Safety Joint Communications said they would like residents to use the non-emergency phone number to report complaints of fireworks. 

That number is (573) 442-6131. 

The Boone County Public Saftey Joint Communications said it encourages residents to call 9-1-1 when injuries or fire are triggered by fireworks. It said non-emergency calls to 9-1-1 can prevent actual emergency calls from being connected in a timely manner, delaying the response time to someone who really needs help. 

It also said those planning on discharging fireworks this weekend should remember that a number of locations prohibit that within their limits.

 

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