UPDATE: AT&T Mobile Customers Were Having Trouble Contacting 911

UPDATE: AT&T IS NOW REPORTING THE PROBLEM HAS BEEN FIXED


CHARLESTON– Some AT&T mobile customers may be having trouble when trying to call 911 during an emergency.

AT&T said on Twitter the company is having a nationwide outage. Dispatchers said when customers dial 911 they are not able to get through.

There’s no word on when the problem will be fixed.
If you have an emergency and cannot reach emergency officials by using 911 here are a list of alternate numbers:

NICHOLAS: 304- 872-3630

FAYETTE: 574-3590

RALEIGH: 255-9121

McDOWELL 436-4106

GREENBRIER: 647-7911

WYOMING: 732-6953

SUMMERS: 466-3333

MONROE: 772-3437

MERCER: 425-8911

Tyler Barker
Tyler Barker is currently the News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. He was promoted to this job in Mid-November. He still will fill in on weather from time to time. You can follow Tyler on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email him at tbarker@woay.com