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AT&T 9-1-1 Outage Resolved

Posted at 11:05 p.m.

AT&T has resolved their technical issues with calling 9-1-1. Fairfax County residents using AT&T cellular phones should be able to reach  9-1-1 as normal.

If, however, you experience a problem, residents of Fairfax County can call 703-691-2233 as an alternative. Text messages to 9-1-1 from an AT&T phone within Fairfax County will also work.

AT&T National Outage May Affect 9-1-1 Service in Fairfax County

Posted at 10:25 p.m.

AT&T is experiencing a national outage which may affect the ability to call 9-1-1 from an AT&T phone.

Residents of Fairfax County can call 703-691-2233 as an alternative if your AT&T phone is not able to reach 9-1-1.

Text messages to 9-1-1 from an AT&T phone within Fairfax County are also an alternative.

Sprint Has Resolved 9-1-1 Issues

Posted at 12:20 p.m.

Sprint has resolved its issues with customers in Fairfax County being able to reach 9-1-1.

Cell Service to 9-1-1 Back to Normal

Posted at 8:40 a.m.

Sprint cellular service in the region has now returned to a normal status after overnight repairs.

If you continue to 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.

Service Related Issues with Text to 9-1-1 Have Been Resolved

Posted at 11:10 a.m.

The service related issues with text to 9-1-1 experienced by the national provider on Friday, Aug. 5, have been resolved and texting services are available at Fairfax County’s 9-1-1 Center.

Learn more about text to 9-1-1 in Fairfax County.

Text to 9-1-1 in Fairfax County