911 service issues resolved in Iredell County

  

UPDATE

Earlier issues relating to 911 services in Iredell County have been resolved, a county official confirms to WSIC.

PRESS RELEASE

Iredell County Emergency Communications Center has received notice that there are issues with 911 services both wireline and wireless across the entire southeast portion of the country- this includes Iredell County and surrounding areas. Carriers are addressing the issues and working toward a resolution. Notifications have been received by this agency from both AT&T and Verizon concerning network degradation that will impact the delivery of location information to the local Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP).

This issues may result in the Public Safety Answering Point being unable to know your location automatically. To resolve this issue please be prepared to provide your location for the Telecommunicator.

In the event that you dial 911 and your call is not connected to this agency, please hang up immediately and call our non-emergency number 704-878-3100.

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