Officials Asking People to Limit Cell Phone Use

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - With many landlines inoperable and power down across Region 8, folks are relying more on their cell phones - something causing trouble for emergency workers and those who must make necessary use of a cell.

The Office of Emergency Management is asking people to limit cell phone usage to necessary calls only. Otherwise, the system could become bogged down and prevent necessary or even emergency calls from being made.

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