NEW DETAILS / WHAT HAPPENED? Review launched into how area 911 systems failed
Jeremy C. Ruark | The News Guard
Lincoln City Police Lt. Jerry Palmer said the Lincoln City dispatch is served by Century Link and that Century Link’s Sheridan hub went down. The outage also affected phone service in McMinnville and Depoe Bay.
“We have plans in place for this,” Palmer said. “We have backup centers in Toledo and the Willamette Valley, so we can flip a switch and resume operations,”
A similar outage occurred on April 10, 2014 in which Lincoln City 911 was disrupted by an outage from approximately 1:25 a.m. to 3:25 a.m…(Read the full story)