AT&T customers trying to dial 911 last night were at the very most met with a busy signal, after issue shut down the emergency service for four hours Wednesday evening.
AT&T has yet to offer an explanation for the outage, although they confirmed service was restored just after 9:30 last night.
The company also did not reveal just how many customers were affected, but reports came out from outages noy only from across North Texas, but nationwide as well.
Several North Texas police departments affected by the outage tweeted alternate numbers for those needing emergency assistance to call.
A full list of cities in North Texas affected the 911 outage includes:
North Richland Hills
Nationwide, the outage affected:
Alexander County, (Taylorsville) North Carolina
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Lafourche Parish, (Thibodaux) Louisiana
Memphis / West Tennessee
Miami Beach, Florida
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Morgantown, West Virginia
Orange County, Florida (Orlando Area)
Osceola County, Florida (Kissimmee-Orlando Area)
Shiawassee County, Michigan
Virginia Beach, VA
West Chester, PA
Wilson County, Tennessee (Lebanon / Middle Tennessee)