Cell Service to 9-1-1 Still Affected

Posted at 8:30 p.m.

Sprint cellular service in the region is still affected due to a transformer fire in a Sprint facility.

If you receive a busy signal when you call 9-1-1, you should attempt to text to 9-1-1, use a landline phone or use a cellphone covered by another provider.

Full  cellular service for Sprint customers may return by tomorrow evening, Aug. 17.

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