Data center fire interrupts 911 communications
September 7, 2023
Phone system problems have continued this week. Much of Nebraska was without 911 emergency phone service after a fire in a Windstream data center located in Lincoln. The fire did not directly shut down communications in Nuckolls County.
Saturday evening the Nuckolls County Sheriff’s office reported Windstream had advised the local 911 system might be down for several hours and repairs were undertaken. It was possible the sheriff’s dispatch office could also be without telephone service but the company did not state a time when the service interruption might occur.
All services were re...