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911 services restored, according to Beaufort Co. Sheriff’s Office

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Published: Jun. 24, 2022 at 4:31 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 24, 2022 at 11:25 AM EDT
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BEAUFORT, S.C. (WTOC) - UPDATE: 911 services have been restored, according to the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office.

A fiber-optic cable, which was damaged yesterday during a construction project on Lady’s Island, caused possible overnight disruptions. The cable has been repaired.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a temporary disruption to the 9-1-1 service in the city of Beaufort.

Century Link advised Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch that residents in the City of Beaufort may have trouble reaching 9-1-1, due to temporary technical difficulties.

If you experience an issue getting through to 9-1-1 during an emergency, contact Sheriff’s Office Dispatch at 843.524.2777.

Century Link is working on the issue.

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