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UPDATE: 911 system fixed in Lincoln County, WV

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UPDATE:

Lincoln County, WV officials said the problems have been fixed with their 911 system.

Previously, some residents were unable to dial 911. Officials say Armstrong Telephone Service handled the problem.

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ORIGINAL:

Lincoln County, WV officials say they are having problems with their 911 system.

Residents with the 778 and 855 prefix in their phone number cannot dial 911 at this time. Residents who have lines with these prefixes are asked to call the Lincoln County 911 Center's Business Line at (304) 778-7927 if they need emergency services.

Armstrong Telephone Service who provides service to customers in Lincoln County, WV is aware of the problem and is working on it.

Lincoln County officials do not know the exact reason for the problem or when it will be fixed.