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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Prescott-area police, fire, 911 service hit hard by outage
Matt Hinshaw/The Daily CourierCourtney Anderson, lead communications specialist, middle left, and Emily Cowie, middle right, communications specialist, field 911 calls Wednesday, Feb. 25, at the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center in downtown Prescott. A regional Internet and phone communications failure forced dispatchers from the Prescott Regional Communications Center to move to the YCSO center to field emergency phone calls.
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Courtney Anderson, lead communications specialist, middle left, and Emily Cowie, middle right, communications specialist, field 911 calls Wednesday, Feb. 25, at the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center in downtown Prescott. A regional Internet and phone communications failure forced dispatchers from the Prescott Regional Communications Center to move to the YCSO center to field emergency phone calls.
When telephone and Internet service failed around noon Wednesday, Feb. 25, due to damage to a Century Link line near New River, emergency services were thrown into disarray.


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