Northwest Florida

Possible 9-1-1 Verizon Service Outage in Northwest Florida

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla (WKRG) - Press release:

UPDATE: (12:32 PM):  Verizon service to Escambia County 9-1-1 has been restored. Customers can again use their mobile device to call 9-1-1 for emergency services. Service was interrupted earlier today due to a networking issue between Verizon and AT&T. 

from the Verizon customers in Escambia County may not be able to utilize their mobile device to call 9-1-1 for emergency services due to a service interruption. Verizon users who need emergency services such as law enforcement, EMS or fire should use a landline, a mobile device from a different carrier or visit the nearest fire station. The duration of the outage is unknown at this time.

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