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Durham Leaders Consider Reverse 911 System

Posted March 8, 2007 7:48 a.m. EST

— A Wake County disaster is spurring Durham leaders to act. On Thursday, city council members will consider investing in a reverse 911 system.

Through the system, residents are notified by telephone of a crisis or disaster.

Durham City leaders started studying the system after the Apex chemical fire last year.

The system runs $25,000 for six months. If approved, the cost would be split between the city and the county.