A major AT&T phone outage continued to have wide-ranging impact in the Charleston area on May 20, including to area 911 dispatch centers.
The outage continued after noon and Charleston County officials put out a temporary phone number for residents needing emergency response: 854-216-0239.
“If you have an emergency, please call this number to reach 9-1-1,” county officials said. “You can still text 9-1-1 or go to 911helpme.com.”
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> Subject: [outages] 9-1-1 Services Outage for Large Sections of Coastal SC
> Just received an Emergency Alert that all 9-1-1 services are out in Berkeley,
> Charleston, Colleton, and Dorchester counties in SC.
> No additional information... nothing online yet, either.
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