911 System Down for Residents in McIntosh County

      Residents in McIntosh County may be finding themselves without 911 services Thursday afternoon.

      An emergency management spokesperson told KTUL that issues with the 911 line began around noon Thursday. As of 1 p.m. there is only one number residents can call to reach fire and police services, that number is:


      Due to an issue with a fiber optic cable belonging to AT&T, 911 service is currently down in the county south of Tulsa. No other information about system failure was available at this moment.

      A civil emergency message was posted on Google that turns up when a search for McIntosh County is made. It's as follows:

      "Much of Mcintosh County is currently experiencing a 911 outage. If there is an emergency, please contact the following number, (918) 473-4555. Restoration Time is unknown at this point."