Newport News 911 emergency phone lines back in service

Posted at 5:01 AM, Aug 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-19 09:40:04-04

Newport News, Va – The 911 emergency telephone lines in Newport News were out of service for over four hours Friday.

911 phone service was restored around 9:30 a.m.

Anyone needing emergency assistance called 757-247-2580.

Verizon is currently working to determine the cause of the outage.