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Monday, July 26, 2010

Verizon Phone Issues Could Affect Calling 911

 

VERIZON PHONE SERVICE OUTAGE
 

Verizon is currently experiencing a central office-based wire-line telephone outage in the Greenbelt, Berwyn, College Park area

As as a result of the storms last night in Prince George's County. Wireless phone service in the area is not affected.  Verizon anticipates that the phone service will be restored to the area in the next 2 – 3 hours.  

The phone outage does affect access to 911 service by wired telephone.  Any resident that needs to report an emergency can do so by cellular phone or at the closest fire station.  We are asking that residents not call 911 to test their service.  The specific exchanges affected by the outage are:

 

In the 240 area code

624

684

 

In the 301 area code

220

286

313

344

345

397

441

446

474

486

488

489

507

513

614

615

901

982

993

Mark Brady
240 508 7930
Mark E. Brady

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