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Jul 15

Alternate Emergency Numbers for 911 Communications Outages

Posted on July 15, 2019 at 6:14 PM by Sarah Vaine

If you are experiencing an emergency, please first call 911.  If you cannot get through, please text to 911 with your address and the nature of your emergency.  If you cannot text, or cannot get through via text, please try any of the following numbers:


Communications personnel are working with CenturyLink to resolve the problem as quickly as possible.  CenturyLink is aware of reports of a fiber cut affecting some customers in many areas of western Colorado.  Their technical team is investigating and will provide more updates as more information becomes available.