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Posted on: February 22, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Emergency 911 Currently Experiencing an Outage

***UPDATE:*** Emergency 911 call operations appear to be back to normal. Thank you for your patience while this issue was being resolved. 

BISMARCK, N.D. – Emergency 911 is currently experiencing an outage. If you are having difficulties contacting 911 by voice, call alternate number if 911 is unreachable: 701-223-9111, or text 911. Enter the numbers "911" in the "To" field.

Text message should be brief and include:

o    Location

o    Type of emergency

o    Then, "Send" message.

Be prepared to answer questions and follow instructions from the 9-1-1 personnel. Text in simple words - do not use abbreviations. 

We will send an update when we have more information.

For more information about how to text 911 visit https://www.911.nd.gov/

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