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Fire Dispatching Mistake Not Blamed on 911 System

MOCANAQUA — Luzerne County 911 has finished an investigation into the mistake made dispatching fire companies to a fire in Mocanaqua in May that turned out to be deadly.

The investigation revealed that the mistake dispatching crews to a wrong location was human error and had nothing to do with the county’s computer dispatch and phone system.

As a result of the investigation, one dispatcher was fired and another suspended.


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