According to #tallapoosa County E 9-1-1, #verizon #wireless Emergency Contact line informed them at about 2p.m. that a #fiber optics cable cut south of Sylacauga resulted in 22 cell towers going out of service in the area, leaving Verizon Wireless and Windstream customers without mobile service.
“We found out there was no Verizon cell service, which not only affects people not being able to call each other from their cell phone – they also were not able to call 9-1-1,” said Tallapoosa County E 9-1-1 coordinator Anita Haggerty. “We talked to the Verizon emergency contact who informed us of the fiber cut.”
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