UPDATE: 911 lines restored in Dickenson County, Virginia

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DICKENSON COUNTY, Va. (WJHL)- Officials with the Dickenson County, Virginia Sheriff’s Office said Friday afternoon 911 lines have been restored.

911 LINES ARE NOW RESTORED

Posted by Dickenson County Sheriffs Office on Friday, September 20, 2019

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DICKENSON COUNTY, Va. (WJHL)- Officials with the Dickenson County, Virginia Sheriff’s Office are reporting a regional wireless 911 phone outage.

In a post on the sheriff’s office Facebook page, they reported Verizon has been contacted and are looking at the situation, “We will update as we know further, if you have an emergency and need to dial 911 from a wireless phone please call our dispatch admin line at 926-1650.”

There is currently a regional wireless 911 phone outage, Verizon has been contacted and are looking at the situation. We…

Posted by Dickenson County Sheriffs Office on Friday, September 20, 2019

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