Northwestel reporting major network outage for landline customers in Northern BC

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UPDATE as of 1:20 p.m. – We have been advised that normal telephone service has been resumed.

FORT NELSON, B.C. – As of Monday morning, August 12, phone service provider Northwestel is reporting of a temporary major network outage that is impacting landline service in Northern B.C. and Whitehorse.

According to a post on the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality Facebook page, the company is working hard to locate and remedy the issue.

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At this time, there is no service for customers and an estimated time for when service will be restored is unknown.

In the case of a fire emergency, affected customers in the Fort Nelson area are being asked to call 250-775-0796 or 250-321-0924.

For police emergencies, affected customers are asked to call the Fort St. John RCMP detachment at 250-787-8100.

For more information on this landline service outage, you can visit Northwestel’s website.

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