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Southeast region experiences 911 outage

Southeast region experiences 911 outage
MGN/KNEB

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) has been notified that 911 centers in the Southeast Region of the state are experiencing difficulty receiving 911 calls.

The outage, which was reported in the early morning hours of August 8, affects the Southeast Region comprised of 15 counties to include Cass, Clay, Fillmore, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Lancaster, Nemaha, Nuckolls, Otoe, Pawnee, Richardson, Seward, Thayer and York Counties.

Counties are affected in varying ways, with some not having any issues and others experiencing difficulties.

The following counties have reported issues receiving 911 calls and are currently providing alternate numbers for citizens to call.

County

Number to Call

Gage

402-223-4080

Jefferson

402-729-2284

Johnson & Pawnee

402-335-3307

Nemaha

402-274-3139

Otoe   

402-873-9560

Seward

402-643-4578

The PSC State 911 Department is working with the Southeast Region and its service provider Windstream to determine the cause of the outage. Updates and additional information will be provided when available.

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