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UPDATE: Roanoke City E-911 outage resolved after Monday’s small electrical fire – WFXRtv.com

Replace 12:36 p.m. (8/3/21): The Roanoke Metropolis E-911 Center reported Tuesday morning thOn the m…….

Replace 12:36 p.m. (8/3/21): The Roanoke Metropolis E-911 Center reported Tuesday morning thOn the malfunction Inside The power’s electrical room from Monday has been resolved.

As of this update, Roanoke city officers say The authorities telephone strains have been restored and residents might now use (540) 853-2411 for non-emergencies as quickly as extra.

As properly as, Alarm Monitoring Corporations might resume Using (540) 344-6681 to contact the E-911 Center.


Replace 8 p.m.: As a Outcome of of small hearth Contained in the Roanoke Metropolis E-911 Center, The city has put in A particular telephone quantity for alarm monitoring companies to contact The middle.

This new telephone quantity is (540) 853-5853. This quantity Ought to be used to report all alarms.

The city says This Does not have an effect on ASAP related alarm companies.


Replace 5:35 p.m.: As a Outcome of of small hearth On the Roanoke Metropolis E-911 Center, The city has introduced That is has altered its non-emergency telephone quantity.

Till further discover, residents needing To make the most of the non-emergency quantity might dial (540) 853-2270.

However, the E-911 Center Continues to be In a place to acquire 911 calls and In a place to dispatch emergency personnel.


Replace 4:05 p.m.: The E-911 outage in Roanoke was evidently Launched on by a small electrical hearth.

Based mostly on Roanoke Fire-EMS, crews have been dispatched to the Roanoke Metropolis E-911 Center for a report Of A hearth shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 2. When mannequins arrived, they found smoke coming from an electrical room.

The division decided thOn the electrical system was the supply of the incident. The system was shut down and smoke was cleared from The power.


Replace 3:40 p.m.: The Roanoke Metropolis E-911 Center has up So far residents on its outage, saying That they are persevering with to mitigate the state of affairs.

The division says The drawback stems from A drawback with the electrical system.

Based mostly on officers, the 911 center Continues to be In a place to acquire 911 calls and dispatch emergency personnel.

“As a Outcome of of E-911’s again up methods, a Benefit of The mannequin new facility, The middle was In a place to proceed service to the group all by way of the incident,” the Roanoke Metropolis E-911 Center said.


ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Public safety officers are alerting residents to a sudden outage On the Metropolis of Roanoke E-911 Center Monday afternoon.

Based mostly on officers, the 911 center is unIn a place to change calls And will Even be experiencing factors receiving calls.

Roanoke residents are requested to be affected person whereas the 911 center works to resolve the state of affairs.

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