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.
About Fairfax County Emergency InformationOfficial emergency information about preparedness, response and recovery from Fairfax County Government.
To report an emergency, call (preferred) or text 9-1-1 (voice and TTY). For non-emergencies, call 703-691-2131, TTY 703-877-3715.
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