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What should I do if I have determined that an emergency scene is unsafe?

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If dangers threaten, stay at a safe distance and call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.

If the scene still is unsafe after you call, do not enter. Leave dangerous situations to professionals like firefighters and police. Once they make the scene safe, you can offer to help. 

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