Verizon outage hampers 911 service across region
Washington, Idaho affected
Last updated 2/12/2020 at 3:45pm
SPOKANE — Eastern Washington Verizon cellular customers were left without the possibility of calling 911 on Monday night, Feb. 10, due to a fiber issue that interrupted service.
Service was eventually restored after a couple hours. According to the website Downdetector.com there were more than 2,600 reports of outages, with a map showing Eastern Washington and North Idaho being hit the hardest. Outages were also shown between Wenatchee and Yakima, the Puget Sound area centered on Seattle, north to Everett and south to Tacoma, as well as in the Tri-Cities and Lewiston, Idaho areas. Spokane...