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Vt. offers 911 texting from all major carriers

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SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. -

You can now text 911 on all four major cell carriers in Vermont.

T-Mobile started the service on Monday. Verizon, AT&T and Sprint already offer 911 texting. The coverage makes Vermont the first state in the country to have the service on all big carriers. The state says since the pilot project launched in 2012 several people have successfully received help by texting.

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