Speech to Text for Free emergency alert can send notifications through text, email
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are called citizen alert. it's been active since 2001, but with the number of fires in recent years and the decreased use in land lines, it's more important than ever to sign up. " people who already have landlines in jackson or josephine county are automatically signed up for emergency alerts. if you don't have a landline, you'll have to opt in, or sign up yourself. it takes only about ten minutes or less to sign up. you can choose how you want to get the alerts - through text, email, or a phone call. the system will then ask you to type in your home address. the alerts are great during wildfire season -- but that's not all they're used for. 18:33 it could be for a flood during winter. it could be for fire during summer. the system's used for anything that might pose a threat to life, safety, or property. 18:43 you can even enter the address of a family member or friend -- if you want to keep an eye on them as well. remember to update your information if you change addresses or switch cell phone numbres. if you want to sign up, you can find that link on our website at kdrv dot com. in medford, leah thompson, newswatch 12. firefighters saved a person who was inside a burning home