5 ways to avoid emergency communications failures

5 ways to avoid emergency communications failures

Know what’s worse than having a large-scale emergency in your hands? It’s botching your emergency communications. Remember the Gatlinburg wildfires last fall? WATE 6, the local ABC station, reported on the massive communications failure that followed, when orders to evacuate failed to reach recipients’ mobile devices. Brenda Reimer, a Gatlinburg resident, recalls two firemen knocking…