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Is 911 Service Down? Why is 911 Not Working? Why is There a 911 Outage?

Is 911 Service Down? Why is 911 Not Working? Why is There a 911 Outage? – The emergency number 911, often noted simply as 9-1-1 is a recognized telephone number and is used by people for emergency situations in various countries and regions around the world. 911 has been resented to facilitate rapid access to emergency services, such as police, fire departments, and medical assistance.

The emergency telephone number 911 is used in various countries such as Argentina, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Jordan, Mexico, Palau, Panama, the Philippines, Sint Maarten, the United States, and Uruguay. 911 is also part of the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), one of the N11 codes used for special services.

Is 911 Service Down?

Yes, 911 service has been running down. In a recent development, the 911 emergency service in Douglas County faced an outage on August 31st, 2023, Thursday evening, around 7:30 p.m. As per Kathy Allen who is serving as the Director of Douglas County 911, the state’s 911 system encountered a disruption, rendering residents in the area unable to place emergency calls via the 911 hotline.

Nebraska State Patrol said –

Several counties’ 911 systems are having issues at this time. They report that their non-emergency lines are functioning and are available in the event of an emergency.

You can also call *55 statewide to reach NSP Dispatch.

Emergency Numbers to Contact Counties

Here is the list of Emergency Numbers to Contact Counties below:-

CountyEmergency Phone Number
Buffalo County308-237-2104
Burt County402-374-2900
Dakota County402-494-7555
Dawson County308-324-3011
Douglas County402-444-5802
Dundy County308-737-5703
Franklin County308-425-6231
Frontier County308-442-9031
Hall County1-308-210-7768 or 1-308-210-7769
Holdrege County308-995-2424
Howard County308-754-1317
Kearney County308-832-2805 or 308-832-1150
Lincoln County308-535-6789
Madison County402-644-8700
Platte County402-564-3229
Phelps County308-995-2424
Red Willow County308-345-3450
Sarpy CountyDial 402-593-4111 or text 911
Stanton County402-644-8700
Washington CountyCall 402-426-6866
Wayne County402-375-2626

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