911’s Working Again
SEATTLE (AP) — Emergency 911 phone service has been restored in Washington after a six-hour statewide outage.
CenturyLink spokeswoman Kerry Zimmer in Spokane says service was restored about 8 a.m. Thursday in Washington. Service was restored about 6:30 a.m. in parts of Oregon that also were affected.
The outages began about 1:30 a.m. and the cause remains under investigation.
Zimmer and Washington state Emergency Management spokeswoman Wendy Freitag say there are no reports of emergencies in which people could not get help because of the outage.