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Cell Service to 9-1-1 Back to Normal

Posted at 8:40 a.m.

Sprint cellular service in the region has now returned to a normal status after overnight repairs.

If you continue to receive a busy signal when you call 9-1-1, you should attempt to text to 9-1-1, use a landline phone or use a cellphone covered by another provider.


Tech Difficulties with Sprint Voice Calls -- Make Other Arrangements for 9-1-1 Calls | News Release | City of Alexandria

The City of Alexandria sent out the following statement:

Sprint Cellular Affected Throughout Area

Sprint is experiencing technical difficulties with voice calls across the region. If you call 9-1-1 and receive a busy signal, please send a text to 9-1-1 or use a landline or a different cellular provider to make a voice call.


Service Related Issues with Text to 9-1-1 Have Been Resolved

Posted at 11:10 a.m.

The service related issues with text to 9-1-1 experienced by the national provider on Friday, Aug. 5, have been resolved and texting services are available at Fairfax County’s 9-1-1 Center. 10 more words


Cats: Thwarting 9-1-1 Since 2013

Twice now I’ve been mixed up in calls where a cat has thrown a monkey wrench into the usually well-oiled machine that is the emergency services machine. 525 more words

Fairfax County Experiencing Service Related Issues with Text to 9-1-1

Posted at 12:30 p.m.

A national provider who delivers texts to 9-1-1 to Fairfax County is experiencing service related issues. If you text 9-1-1 and it does not go through, please call 9-1-1. 28 more words


Veteran Deputy's Plea to Escambia County

I have written several times to you about the miserable state of our agency. I have voiced concern about officer safety, corruption, and the dismantling of our agency. 718 more words

Sheriff David Morgan

In a medical emergency:

If you’re having a medical emergency, make it easier for the paramedics to help you…By making sure they can find you! For example, if you get stung by a bee in your backyard, and you’re having trouble breathing – get someone to call 911. 56 more words

Connie Sellecca