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911 outage for landline phones in Hudson

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HUDSON (KWWL) -

Authorities in Black Hawk County say the system which handles emergency calls made through dialing 911 is currently down in the city of Hudson.

A dispatch operator says she was informed of the outage on Monday afternoon, and county officials are working with a provider in hopes of restoring the service by 6 p.m. They did warn that the outage could last longer into Monday evening.

For the time being, emergency calls in Hudson made by dialing 911 on a cell phone will still connect.

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