WASHINGTON - D.C. officials said a nationwide outage affected 911 calls for AT&T customers Wednesday night.
Authorities around the D.C. region told AT&T customers with emergencies to call alternate phone numbers if they encountered issues calling 911.
- District of Columbia: 202-373-3700, ext. 1
- City of Alexandria: 703-746-4444
- Charles County: 301-609-3499
- Fairfax County: 703-691-2233
- Montgomery County: 301-279-8000
- Prince George's County: 301-352-1243
- Prince William County: 703-792-6500
Law enforcement and government agencies in Texas, Florida and Tennessee also reported they were being affected by the AT&T outage and provided alternate phone numbers to call during an emergency.
At around 10:30 p.m., AT&T said service was restored for wireless customers affected by an issue connecting to 911.
Issue has been resolved that affected some calls to 911 from wireless customers. We apologize to those who were affected.— AT&T (@ATT) March 9, 2017
AT&T has resolved 911 nationwide issue. In DC, AT&T cellular phones should be able to reach 9-1-1 as normal.— DC Homeland Security (@DC_HSEMA) March 9, 2017