UPDATE: NorthwesTel services restored

UPDATE: Services have been restored after a fibre cable was cut yesterday afternoon. The outage lasted approxi…

UPDATE: Services have been restored after a fibre cable was cut yesterday afternoon. The outage lasted approximately 12 hours.

FORT NELSON, B.C. – Due to telecommunications issues, the 10-digit local landline emergency telephone numbers are out of service in the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality.

The announcement was made Wednesday evening.

9-1-1 is also not working when dialed from local landlines.

For emergencies, dial 9-1-1 from a cellular device, and for fire rescue, call 1-250-775-1947.

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