UPDATE: Authorities say the Roanoke County Emergency Communications Center received notification that the 9-1-1 outage issue involving U.S. Cellular was resolved and customers should not have trouble dialing 9-1-1 any longer.
Original Post – U.S. Cellular customers may not be able to get through to 9-1-1.
This morning, at approximately 11 a.m. authorities say the Roanoke County Emergency Communications Center received notification that U.S. Cellular was experiencing intermittent loss of 9-1-1 service in the region. This could cause cellphone customers of U.S. Cellular to not be able to reach 9-1-1 in an emergency. If this occurs, you can reach the emergency communications center for Roanoke County at 540-562-3265.