14 milestones that transformed EMS communications

BY EMS1 Staff

From the first introduction in 1876 to present, EMS communications have evolved greatly. What are some of the most important milestones in dispatch history?

Every year 240 million calls are made to 911. And, according to the National Emergency Number Association, 80 percent of the calls are made from wireless devices.

If these statistics don’t seem incredible to you, it’s time to brush up on the history of emergency communications. Here are 14 milestones that revolutionized EMS communications.

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