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911 System Restored In Cumberland County

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Posted at 8:44 AM, Aug 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-09 12:00:39-04

Phone service for emergency calls has been restored in Cumberland County after lines went down Tuesday morning. 

Officials with Crossville Police said as of 8 a.m., the 911 phone system was non-functional. Service was restored about two hours later. 

At one point, residents were given alternate numbers to call in the event of an emergency. 

Authorities said a mechanical issue was responsible for the outage and has since been fixed. 

No additional details were available.