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ECC Manager David Tuttle Says The Problem Has Been Resolved By AT&T

An AT&T phone outage is affecting multiple government services in Peoria County.

An email from county emergency communications center manager David Tuttle says non-emergency lines to the city’s dispatch center are not working — but calls to 9-1-1 are not affected — along with Text to 9-1-1.

Those needing non-emergency requests to police, fire and EMS can be reached by calling 309-494-8021.

Anyone needing to call 9-1-1 should do so from a cell phone.

The Peoria County Coroner’s Office said in a Facebook post that placing and receiving calls from multiple facilities, including the county courthouse, PCAPS, the coroner’s office and the Children’s Advocacy Center are affected.

The coroner’s office is asking people to email the office or wait and call back at a later time.

The Peoria County Sheriff’s Office says non-emergency requests can also be made to 309-672-6011.

Bradley University Police said on Facebook that 9-1-1 calls must be placed using an off-campus phone or a cell phone until further notice.

Non-emergency calls to BUPD can be made at 309-258-2899 from an off-campus or cell phone.

Those on campus can dial 2000 from a campus phone.

Sandesh Ilhe
Sandesh Ilhe
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