published Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Sequatchie County phone landlines down

SEQUATCHIE COUNTY, TN -- Officials in Sequatchie County say they're having a malfunction with their fiber optic system, and the resulting outage for all landlines in the county.

Cell phones appear to be working, but their use may be limited depending upon the telephone systems involved.

The outage is proving to be a challenge for 911 operators, and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency is working to get cell phones to the emergency operators.

Read more at WRCB.

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