Both Bijou Telephone Cooperative and Eastern Slope Rural Telephone Association have notified our communications center that 9-1-1 lines have been affected by an outage. Bijou Telephone will be rerouting calls to the Byers Fire Station. The station will be staffed and calls will be transferred to the appropriate fire or law enforcement jurisdiction. Eastern Slope is routing calls to the Bennett Fire Department, who will transfer calls to MetCom.
No additional information is available regarding what has caused the outage or when service will be restored.