AT&T outage in Anderson County knocks out non-emergency police phones

FILE - This May 14, 2014 file photo shows an AT&T logo on a store in Dedham, Mass. On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, several reports citing unnamed sources said the giant phone company is in advanced talks to buy Time Warner, owner of the Warner Bros. movie studio as well as HBO and CNN. AT&T is said to be offering $80 billion or more, a massive deal that would shake up the media landscape. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
FILE - This May 14, 2014 file photo shows an AT&T logo on a store in Dedham, Mass. On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, several reports citing unnamed sources said the giant phone company is in advanced talks to buy Time Warner, owner of the Warner Bros. movie studio as well as HBO and CNN. AT&T is said to be offering $80 billion or more, a massive deal that would shake up the media landscape. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Update 10:55 p.m.

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office says phone service has been restored.

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CLINTON (WATE) – The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office says an AT&T outage in the Clinton area has caused its and the Anderson County EMS non-emergency lines to be non operational.

Chief Deputy Mark Lucas says the lines to the jail aren’t working either and it appears phones in most of the Clinton area are not working, however, it appears the 911 lines are still operational.

Dispatch can still be reached by calling 911 in case of an emergency. AT&T says it is working to resolve the issue.

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