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UPDATE: Virginia Beach 911 lines now functioning

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Posted at 11:31 AM, Sep 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-11 11:58:14-04

Update: As of 11:35 a.m., Virginia Beach 9-1-1 lines are functioning on a backup system. This system does not provide a caller’s location or telephone number information. If you dial 9-1-1 please remain on the line and speak with the 9-1-1 call taker. The cause of this outage is still under investigation, officials say.

Virginia Beach, Va. – The City of Virginia Beach 9-1-1 lines are out of service, according to city officials.

Citizens needing to reach Virginia Beach 9-1-1 for an emergency should dial 757-385-5000 until the telephone line issue is resolved.

Virginia Beach is working with the telephone service provider on this issue.

Stay tuned for updates.