Phone Lines Down in Howard County

Phone Lines Down in Howard County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - NewsWest 9 has received several reports about phone lines being down in Howard County.

The Howard County Sheriff's Office is reporting that all phone lines into the sheriff's office are not working.

Officials say they have transferred the 911 lines to another agency and those calls are being forwarded to dispatch in Howard County.

In a statement to NewsWest 9, an AT&T spokesman is reporting that a fiber cut is what is causing the outage.

AT&T is currently working on the problem but no time frame was given as to how long it will take to make the repairs.

Some cell service in the area is also being reported.

We'll keep you up to date as we learn more.