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911 dispatchers were inundated with emergency calls when Harvey invaded Southeast Texas

911 dispatchers were inundated with emergency calls when Harvey invaded Southeast Texas

Two months ago, 911 dispatchers faced a flood emergency calls as high water from Tropical Storm Harvey invaded Southeast Texas homes.

Kim Moore is a dispatch supervisor in Jefferson County. She says the phones were relentless.

"Once you hung up from one call, another one was coming in," Moore says.

And most calls were from Port Arthur.

On KFDM News at 10 p.m., we'll tell the story of what overwhelmed the dispatch system.


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