UPDATE: 8 southern Minnesota counties report 911 outage resolved
According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, 911 services have been restored in eight southeast Minnesota counties that reported an outage.
CenturyLink has repaired the issues affecting the 911 services in Dodge, Freeborn, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha and Winona counties.
A 911 outage has been reported in eight southeast Minnesota counties, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Emergency Communication Networks.
The counties affected by the outage include Dodge, Freeborn, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha and Winona counties.
DPS urges Minnesotans needing 911 services to call the non-emergency numbers for the dispatch centers in their area. Non-emergency numbers can be found here.
The Rochester Police Department has reported that 911 in the city is temporarily down.
The police department urges anyone who needs to contact the police to use the non-emergency number at 507-285-8580.
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