911 down in the area for 13 hours

911 down in the area for 13 hours

Ian Stepleton | Rippon Commonwealth Press

A fiber-line break in Oshkosh led to an area-wide outage for 911 and other emergency phone lines last week Thursday.

Though communications were restored the next day shortly before 8 a.m., the incident impacted area residents from being able to reach emergency services directly or easily.

911 was down in Ripon, with such calls redirected to the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department.

In Green Lake County, no such recourse was available…(Read the full story)

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