9-1-1 service outage impacts Escambia County
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WEAR) —
Verizon customers in Escambia County were temporarily unable to dial 9-1-1 Thursday due to a service interruption, according to Escambia County officials.
Users who need to contact law enforcement, EMS or other emergency services were advised to use a landline.
Other options available to users were to call for emergency help from a different carrier or visit the nearest fire station.
According to MyEscambia.com, service was interrupted due to a networking issue between Verizon and AT&T.