Extensive phone outages are affecting residents from 38222 McKenzie Highway down to the Thurston Area. The lines are expected to be down until 4 p.m. Central Lane 9-1-1 was advised by Century Link that phone lines were out, affecting the ability of residents to call 9-1-1.
Those who are able to obtain cellular service should call 9-1-1 directly to report emergencies. For those without cell service, they should go directly to the nearest fire station for emergency services, listed below:
McKenzie Fire Department will be staffing two fire stations to respond to emergency needs: McKenzie Fire Department Station 1 – 38925 McKenzie Hwy. McKenzie Fire Station 3 – 42870 McKenzie Hwy.
Exact time of repairs and the nature of the outage is unknown. Please call Century Link for more information.