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The worst reasons people called 9-1-1 in 2017

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KHQ.COM - Don't call 911 to complain about nail polish. Does that really need to be said? Well... apparently because that is just one of the reasons that made the list of 2017's top 10 reasons NOT to call 9-1-1.

E-Comm 9-1-1 is British Columbia's largest emergency communications centre and they recently released the list of nuisance calls.

Here is E-Comm’s 2017 list of top 10 reasons to not call 9-1-1:

  1.  Complaining a salon wouldn’t change nail polish colour
  2.  Car refusing to move forward at a gas station pump
  3.  To report food was inedible and restaurant refusing to provide refund
  4.  Complaining tenant moved without returning keys
  5.  Calling because someone parked in their parking spot 
  6.  Wondering if a washroom closed sign at a popular beach was legitimate 
  7.  Complaining gas station wouldn’t accept coins for payment
  8.  Calling to ask if raccoons are dangerous animals
  9.  Asking if there’s a law preventing washing clothes at 6 a.m.
  10.  Calling to check the time following the fall time change
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