Big drop in 911 calls during Super Bowl

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) The number of 911 calls dropped 31 percent during the Super Bowl, compared to a typical Sunday at the SNOCOM emergency dispatch center for southwest Snohomish County.

Executive Director Debbie Grady told The Daily Herald the number of calls spiked up 75 percent immediately after the Seahawks won.

The SNOPAC dispatcher center reported a similar pattern and said most of the calls after the game were noise complaints about fireworks.