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UPDATE: Scott County VA 911 phone service restored

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SCOTT COUNTY, VA (WJHL) -

Phone service to Scott County, Va.'s 911 dispatch center has been restored.

Below is an earlier report:

A Tri-Cities County is without emergency 9-1-1 service.

Scott County, Virginia's 911 Dispatch Center is not operational at this time because of a problem with the center's phone system.

Scott County dispatchers say one of Century Link's fiber optic lines was broken near Bud's Gun and Pawn shop.

Emergency workers tell News Channel 11 that any 911 calls dialed in Scotty County will be transferred over to Washington County, Virginia emergency dispatch.

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