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911 lines back up in several eastern N.C. counties

Posted August 31, 2008 4:25 p.m. EDT
Updated August 31, 2008 6:43 p.m. EDT

WRAL News

In several eastern North Carolina counties, 911 telephone lines were temporarily down Sunday afternoon.

Wilson, Vance, Rocky Mount, Tarboro, Halifax, Franklin, Edgecombe, Nash and Northampton counties experienced problems with 911 calls for a few hours.  All lines were working properly by 6:45 p.m.

It is not yet known, what caused the outages. Service for these lines is provided by Embarq.