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07/22/2013 05:14 pm ET

911 Computer Dispatch System Goes Down Amid Series Of High-Profile Failures

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Emergency rescuers were forced to take up pencil and paper Monday as the citywide 911 system crashed again, an FDNY spokeswoman confirmed.

The compter-aided dispatch system went down several times, leaving ambulance drivers and first-hand responders searching for addresses that couldn't be pulled up, and hunting down victims' phone numbers that had gone missing, sources told DNAinfo.com.

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