As Tuesday’s winter storm rages on, the Toronto Police have reminded the public not to call 9-1-1 for snow-related issues.
Police say so far today they have received “many calls” on snow-related issues and while they “appreciate them” there is a more efficient number they should be calling.
- Almost all of Southern Ontario is under a winter storm warning right now (MAP)
- Canada Post delivery is currently suspended across the GTA
- This is how bad the snowstorm is in Toronto right now (PHOTOS)
Those with snow-related issues are being reminded to call (416)-808-2222 and to not call 9-1-1 unless there is a real emergency.
Police need their 9-1-1 dispatchers free to deal with more serious emergencies, not for when your neighbour forgets to shovel his sidewalk.
City of Toronto
-We have gotten many calls on snow related issues
-We appreciate them
-Callers reminded to use (416) 808-2222 for these calls
-Do not use 9-1-1 unless actual emergency
-We need our 9-1-1 dispatchers free to deal with more serious emergencies
— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) February 12, 2019