RENO, Nevada (KOLOTV.com) -- Saturday, January 13, 2007:
"911" dispatcher were busy handling calls today, but they were also flooded with calls about flooding.
Reno city officials say local residents dealing with broken pipes and subsequent water damage caused by cold temperatures were calling 911 today.
Supervisors say the Reno Regional Emergency Communications Center is reserved for emergency calls like police, fire, or medical.
If you have broken pipes, city representatives say turn off the water and call a plumber and water damage company. Both are located in phone book yellow pages.