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Update: TCSO No Longer Experiencing 911 Phone Issues

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Update at 10:45am: The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office reports that the earlier outage has been fixed and callers on the Verizon and T-mobile networks can again utilize 911. The sheriff’s office reports that the outage stemmed from a cut line and impacted various other agencies as well. No additional information is immediately available.

Original storty posted at 6:22am: Sonora, CA — The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office reports that 911 service is down for Verizon and T-Mobile networks.

Anyone using those networks, and needing emergency assistance, should call the main TCSO number, 209-533-5815, to reach the dispatch center. The sheriff’s office is investigating the issue and says the problem appears to be on the end of the carrier.

Those with emergencies in the City of Sonora, can call the SPD at 209-532-8143.

We’ll pass along more information when it becomes available.