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911 restored for AT&T users in Ionia County

Posted at 9:34 PM, Mar 08, 2017

IONIA COUNTY, Mich- Dispatchers in Ionia County say AT&T Wireless customers are able to call 911 after an outage affected the area.

The outage lasted for nearly 90 minutes. Dispatchers initially said if AT&T wireless customers in Ionia County try to dial 911, it wouldn’t connect the call and appear to be busy.

Various law enforcement and government agencies around the U.S. reported that AT&T customers were unable to call 911 from their cellphones.

In the future, if dispatchers in Ionia County say if 911 is unavailable then people with an emergency should call dispatch at 616-527-0400.