Testing performed by the Pacific County 911 Center indicates that all 911 lines remain operational. The cause of the failures is unknown. Announcements informing emergency responders of the circumstances were made via the public safety radio frequencies.
Please remember to use 911 in any situation where someone’s health, safety or property is threatened. If there is no immediate risk to someone’s health, safety or property, you can use a non-emergency number to ask for help.
If you are reporting an emergency, make sure you are in a safe location before you call 911. If there is a fire in your home, evacuate your family and then call 911 from a safe location. Listen carefully to the emergency operator, answer all questions, and wait for further instructions.
And always, know your location when calling 911.