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CenturyLink customers in Utah and around the nation are reporting services are not working.
Developing : 911 Emergency call services down Around the Country!
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CenturyLink is experiencing a nationwide issue that is impacting the ability for some people to call 911.
According to the North East King County Regional Public Safety Communication Agency (NORCOM), citizens are reporting problems dialing 911 and received a fast busy signal when trying to call.
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NORCOM says if you dial 911 and receive a fast busy signal, hang up and try using a different phone. If you still experience issues and you are in NORCOM’s service area, you can text 911 or call the emergency line at 425-577-5656.
Click here for a map of NORCOM's service area.
Chelan County Emergency Management posted on Twitter Thursday night that 911 lines for cell phones and landlines are down statewide.
"For emergency assistance during this time, call RiverCom's business line at 509-663-9911," the tweet read.
CenturyLink is aware of the issue and is working to restore customer service.
"CenturyLink engineers have identified a network element that was impacting customer services and are addressing the issue in order to fully restore services. We estimate services will be fully restored within 4 hours. We apologize for any inconvenience this caused our customers," the company said in a tweet at 8:47 p.m. PST.