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Phone service to Lawrence Co. agencies restored

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

Phone lines to services in Lawrence County, including the sheriff's office, were restored after an outage Thursday morning.

According to Lawrence Co. 911 Coordinator Paige Vanbrook, a fiber optic cable was cut in Greene County leading to the outage which began around 8 a.m.

Residents were still able to dial 911 in case of emergencies.

Vanbrook says AT&T was aware of the situation following the outage.

Service to the lines was restored about 40 minutes later.

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