Cut line near Rankin delays Upton County 911 services

Cut line near Rankin delays Upton County 911 services
(Source: Upton County Office of Emergency Management)

UPTON COUNTY, TX (KWES) - An AT&T line north of Rankin was cut Wednesday afternoon resulting in a loss of incoming 911 calls to the Upton County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials say all 911 calls originating in Upton County are being directed to Crane 911.

There may be a slight delay when calling in but the office asks the public be patient and they will answer.

No information was given on the cause or reason for the cut line, nor an estimated time for when it would be repaired.

There was an AT&T line cut north of Rankin this afternoon. This has resulted in a loss of incoming 911 calls to our...

Posted by Upton County Office of Emergency Management on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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