Douglas County Sheriff's Office


 Justice Building • Roseburg, Oregon 97470 • (541) 440-4450

John Hanlin


Date/Time of Release:  05/03/2011 - 13:30
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  911 Outage in Coastal Douglas County  
Date/Time of Incident:  05/03/2011 - 13:30
Incident Location:  271 Telephone Exchange Area, Coastal Douglas County, OR  
Case Number:  n/a  
n/a:  n/a

Frontier Communications has advised us of a major telephone outage in coastal Douglas County. All phone service to the 271 exchange is out, this includes the 911 phone system. Frontier does not have a time line for fixing the problem, they are currently working on it.

If coastal residents have an emergency and need to contact 911 they can still get through on a cellular phone. Residents may also go to the Reedsport Police Department to report their emergency. The Police Department has contact with the 911 center via cellular phone.

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