TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A service disruption knocked out 911 capabilities at several agencies around southern Arizona on Saturday, June 6.
Agencies in Pima and Santa Cruz counties were without 911 service for about two hours.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department and Nogales Police Department in Santa Cruz County announced that service had been restored to their 911 systems at about 8:45 a.m.
During the outage, the Northwest Fire District opened all of its stations to make its trucks more visible and advised people to go to the closest station if emergency assistance was needed.
The 911 outage also affected the Oro Valley and University of Arizona police departments, and the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department.