Alert: EAS 9-1-1 Telephone Outage Emergency

Event: 911 Telephone Outage Emergency
Sender Name: EMnet-FL.238,Melbourne,FL
Issued: 2018-01-31T12:36:31-05:00
Expires: 2018-01-31T15:06:31-05:00
WEA Text: Pinellas County’s 911 number is down for some. Dial 727-582-5770 to report an EMERGENCY.
Description: SOME PINELLAS COUNTY CITIZENS MAY EXPERIENCE ISSUES DIALING 911. THOSE NEEDING TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY CALL SHOULD DIAL 911. HOWEVER THOSE WHO CANNOT GET THROUGH TO 911 SHOULD CALL THE DESIGNATED TEMPORARY BACKUP NUMBER 727-582-5770. THE PINELLAS COUNTY BACKUP NUMBER IS FULLY STAFFED BY THE SAME PROFESSIONAL DISPATCHERS. REPEATING THOSE NEEDING TO MAKE AN EMERGENCY CALL SHOULD DIAL 911. HOWEVER THOSE WHO CANNOT GET THROUGH TO 911 SHOULD CALL THE DESIGNATED TEMPORARY BACKUP NUMBER 727-582-5770.
Instruction: Pinellas County’s 911 number is down for some. Dial 727-582-5770 to report an EMERGENCY.
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Minor
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Geo,
Area Description: Pinellas County

Message Identifier: FL.238_133_2018-01-31T12:36:31-05:00
CAP MessageType: Alert