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Update: 911 services restored

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Garfield and Columbia counties are experiencing 911 outages. Garfield and Columbia counties are experiencing 911 outages.
GARFIELD COUNTY, Wash. -

Update: At approximately 5:30 p.m., CenturyLink technicians repaired severed fiber in Pasco, Washington, and restored 911, local and long distance services to about 19,600 customers in Colombia, Garfield and Walla Walla counties.

Previous coverage:

The Garfield County Sheriff's Office is advising of a 911 outage in Garfield and Columbia counties.

A safety advisory says land lines work intermittently, and cell phones seem to be functioning.

If you have an emergency, call the following numbers:

For Columbia County call 509-382-1100 or 509-240-4521.

For Garfield County call 509-844-7219 or 509-780-1210.

There is no word yet on what caused the outage or when 911 will be functioning properly again.

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