Forget your one phone call from jail. Castle Hills city leaders unanimously passed an ordinance that says you get one free phone call for EMT help once a year. It’s called the First Responder’s Fee. If you call 911 and EMT’s respond to your house more than once in the same year, you’ll be charged a $55 fine. City leaders say the goal is to recover some of the response costs, and to stop the overuse of the system.
— Castle Hills to charge for 911 calls | Latest News | KENS5.com
wow, wtf guys. seriously? so if I’m driving down the road and see a woman get hit by a car, and then 2 months later my mother has a stroke, I’ll be charged for the second call?
Note to self: Never live in Castle Hills.