LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI/WISH) –AT&T announced that service has been restored for wireless customers attempting to call 911 after an outage Wednesday.
Since service has been restored, a statement from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office said residents resume calling 911 for all emergencies.
A release, sent around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, described the problem as “a large 9-1-1 outage in the Midwest Region.”
Anyone trying to call 911 with an AT&T phone had been urged to contact their local police department.
Technicians in Marion County did not detect disruptions in services.
Outages were reported as far as Texas as well.