911 lines not working; use 509-663-9911

9PM Thursday, Dec 27th:

Emergency 911 lines are not working, the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday night. Calls for help should go to RiverCom’s business line: 509-663-9911.
The downed lines reportedly affect all 911 lines statewide, including landlines & cell phones, according to a post at about 8:45 p.m. on the sheriff’s office Facebook page.

UPDATE:  8:55 am Friday, Dec 28:  911 service was restored briefly during the night but went down again in the early morning hours. Callers are advised to continue using  509-663-9911 to report emergencies until the 911 system is fully restored to service.

UPDATE: 11:45 am Friday, Dec 28: 911 system at this time is up and functioning normally but if problems arise or with questions call 509-663-9911