Vail dispatch center upgrades warning systems

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — The Eagle County Telephone Service Authority, also known as the “911 Board,” has upgraded its public information and warning services system to better serve residents, second-home owners, property managers and others who may not get notifications through traditional “reverse 911” methods. The automated voice notification system, powered by Everbridge, is used to disseminate emergency information over the phone, such as evacuation notices or other emergency information. That information is sent to specific locations in the valley. While land line phone numbers are automatically included in the system database, additional numbers, including wireless, may now be added to …

Source: Vail Daily Feed