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911 outage continues

From King County

The widespread 9-1-1 outage caused by a malfunction at CenturyLink continues to affect King County. 9-1-1 call centers are having difficulty receiving phone calls, both from landlines and cell phones. At this time, there is no estimate on when full 9-1-1 service will be restored in our region.

Anyone having an emergency in King County should call the ten-digit number for their local emergency responders.

Cell phone users in King County can also use Text-to-911. As a reminder, do not call or text unless you are experiencing an emergency.

Below is a list of alternate numbers for emergency responders in King County:

Seattle 206-583-2111 or 206-625-5011

Bellevue, Clyde Hill, Kirkland, Medina, Mercer Island, Normandy Park 425-577-5656

Algona, Auburn, Black Diamond, Des Moines, Federal Way, Kent, Pacific, Renton, Tukwila 253-852-2121

Beaux Arts Village, Burien, Carnation, Covington, Kenmore, King County International Airport, Maple Valley, Metro Transit Police, Muckleshoot Tribe,

Newcastle, Sammamish, SeaTac, Shoreline, Skykomish, Sound Transit Police, Woodinville, Vashon Island 206-296-3311

Issaquah, North Bend, Snoqualmie 425-837-3200

King County Sheriff/Unincorporated King County 206-296-3311

University of Washington Police 206-685-8973

Enumclaw 360-825-3505

Bothell, Lake Forest Park 425-486-1254

Sea-Tac Airport/Port of Seattle 206-787-5401

Redmond, Duvall 425-556-2500

Washington State Patrol 425-401-7788

King County will continue to post updates as needed on Twitter at @KingCountyWA.