UPDATE: AT&T phone outage repaired in Peoria area

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — AT&T lines for non-emergency calls are back online, officials say.

City of Peoria Emergency Communications Center Manager David Tuttle confirmed that AT&T resolved the issue that led to the outage.

Phone calls are expected to function properly at this time.


(PREVIOUS) — An AT&T phone outage has disconnected non-emergency lines to the City of Peoria Emergency Communications Center, officials reported Thursday.

City of Peoria Emergency Communications Center Manager David Tuttle said non-emergency requests for police, fire, and EMS can be reached by calling 309-494-8021.

He said 9-1-1 is not affected by the outage and is working fine. He also said neighbors can still send text messages to 9-1-1

Tuttle said 9-1-1 should be called through a wireless phone if needed.

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