UPDATE: 9-1-1 services have since been restored. Read more details about what caused the 9-1-1 outage here.

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Oringal story:

It appears that there is a national 9-1-1 outage. The Steele and Rice County announced earlier tonight that due to 9-1-1 being down in the county the number to dial in an emergency is 507-451-5685 for emergencies.

The Minneapolis Police Department tweeted that it was a nationwide outage.


ATTENTION: The 911 lines are not operational nationwide. This is for phone calls and text messaging. If you need police, fire or emergency medical assistance in Minneapolis, please call 612-348-2345. We will advise when this issue is fixed.

Until there is word that 9-1-1 services have been restored here are some local numbers you should know in case of emergency.

Blue Earth County PSAP 507-387-5601
Dakota County Communications Center PSAP (Zones 1-3) 651-322-2323
Dodge County PSAP 507-635-6200
Freeborn County PSAP 507-377-5200
Goodhue County PSAP 651-385-3155
Hennepin County Sheriff's PSAP (East, North, South) 952-258-5321
Houston County PSAP 507-725-3379
LeSueur County PSAP 507-357-4440
Minnesota State Patrol 651-582-1509
Olmsted County PSAP 507-328-6800
Rice Steele Combined County PSAP 507-451-8232
Scott County PSAP 952-445-1411
Wabasha County PSAP 651-565-3361
Waseca County PSAP 507-835-0500

You can find the full list here.