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County’s 911 system is down; Bridgeport also affected

Communications Manager Susan Gomez, with the Wise County Sheriff’s Office, reported at 6:30 p.m. that the county’s 911 system is down. If you have an emergency, call the Sheriff’s Office at 940-627-5971. More information will be posted as it’s available.

Bridgeport is also reporting trouble with their 911 system. All Bridgeport 911 calls are being forwarded to cell phone in the Bridgeport Police Communication Center. For non-emergency assistance call 940-389-4388. It’s unknown how long or how big of an area is affected. It’s possibly being caused by a cut line that’s since been reported.