CenturyLink, Agencies Say 911 Service Restored After Overnight Outage
Emergency 911 phone service has been restored in Washington after a 6-hour-long statewide overnight 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 where people could not get help because of the outage.
Earlier, we posted alternate numbers to call if you were having trouble with 911 service. We'll keep them up a little while longer:
Burien, Carnation, Covington, Kenmore, Maple Valley, Newcastle, Sammamish, SeaTac, Shoreline, Skykomish, Woodinville: 206-296-3311
Auburn, Kent, Federal Way, Renton, Tukwila: 253-852-2121
Bellevue, Kirkland, Mercer Island: 425-577-5656
Bothell, Lake Forest Park: 425-486-1254
Issaquah, Snoqualmie, North Bend: 425-837-3200
Port of Seattle: 206-787-5401
Redmond, Duvall: 425-885-1333
University of Washington: 206-685-8973
Washington State Patrol: 425-401-7798
South Sound 911: 253-798-4722
Tacoma Fire Department: 253-627-0151
West Pierce Fire & Rescue: 253-581-3888
Bonney Lake: 253-841-5431
Washington State Patrol: 253-538-3240
Everett Police: 425-257-8400
Sheriff: 360-427-9670 extension 313
911 Communications Center: 360-740-1464
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