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KCSO says Verizon Wireless calls to 911 are working again

Posted at 10:14 PM, Jul 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-06 05:26:17-04

UPDATE: The issue with Verizon Wireless calls to 911 has been resolved. The 911 system is functioning properly throughout the county now. 


The Kern County Sheriff's Office has issued an alert to all Verizon Wireless customers in Kern County that there is a 911 outage. 

KCSO said they were alerted about the outage from Verizon around 8 p.m. 

Calls to 911 will not work for Verizon customers in Kern, Mono and Inyo counties. 

Officials said there is no estimated time of repair. 

In the event you need police, fire or medical services please refer to the list of agencies:
Kern County Sheriff’s Office         (661)861-3110
Bakersfield Police Department     (661)327-7111
CHP                                              (661)827-5400
Fire/ Medical Services                  (661)324-6551
Arvin Police Department               (661)854-5583
California City Police Department (760)373-8606
Delano Police Department            (661)721-3377
McFarland Police Department       (661)792-2121
Ridgecrest Police Department       (760)499-5100
Taft Police Department                  (661)763-3101
Tehachapi Police Department       (661)822-2222