UPDATE: Around 4:10 p.m., NCT9-1-1 tweeted, “At this time, citizens calling 9-1-1 within the NCT9-1-1 region will reach a 9-1-1 telecommunicator. Texting 9-1-1 is also still available.”
NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Around a dozen North Texas cities are reporting their 911 service is not working on Tuesday afternoon.READ MORE: Fort Worth Backs Effort To Invest In Underserved People And Communities
NCT9-1-1 confirms the outages on its Twitter page saying, “The NCT9-1-1 Region is currently experiencing a 9-1-1 service disruption. You are advised to dial your agency’s 10-digit emergency number. Text-to-9-1-1 is also available.”
The NCT9-1-1 Region is currently experiencing a 9-1-1 service disruption. You are advised to dial your agency's10-digit emergency number. Text-to-9-1-1 is also available.
You can find the 10-digit number of the NCT9-1-1 agencies here:https://t.co/yO7z54rX7L
— NCT9-1-1 (@NCT9_1_1) September 24, 2019
The outage is affecting Red Oak, Midlothian, Allen, Rockwall, Plano, McKinney, Weatherford and other cities in the region.READ MORE: Plano Judge Orders Elmer Stewart Rhodes Remain Detained Pending Trial
Anyone who needs emergency services should call their agency’s 10-digit number.
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