Claiborne County 911 lines working after outage
All 911 lines were down in Claiborne County, according to dispatch officials.
CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - Claiborne County officials announced that the 911 lines in Claiborne County were back up after being down for over 24 hours due to a problem with the phone provider.
The 911 lines in the county were rerouted to Union County dispatch, which relayed information to Claiborne County dispatch.
Claiborne County officials said the problem was with the phone provider.
Tazewell Police Department officials said that if someone dials 911 in Tazewell or New Tazewell from a landline, they likely heard an “all circuits are busy” message.
Cell phones, however, would work best, according to police officials.
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