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MOBILE PHONES: ACCIDENTAL 999 CALLS

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The Emergency services are claiming that mobile phones are wreaking havoc across the country. Accidental 999 calls are up 75 percent on last year. Ambulance, police and fire chiefs are demanding the public take greater care of where they leave their phones.

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029-00003869
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Channel 5 News
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MOBILE PHONES: ACCIDENTAL 999 CALLS
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ITN
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The Emergency services are claiming that mobile phones are wreaking havoc across the country. Accidental 999 calls are up 75 percent on last year. Ambulance, police and fire chiefs are demanding the public take greater care of where they leave their phones.
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emergency planning
police
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2000-03-21