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Internet and Telephone Service Interrupted from Covelo to Westport to Fort Bragg

The following is a press release issued by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:

5th District Supervisor out with AT&T representatives and law enforcement troubleshooting the service disruption [Image from 5th District Supervisor Ted William’s Twitter page]

AT&T representatives have informed us that the following areas could be experiencing telecommunication services impacts:

  • Branscomb
  • Laytonville
  • Willits
  • Casper
  • Covelo
  • Fort Bragg
  • Rockport
  • Westport
  • Leggett

Landlines in Fort Bragg and Ukiah are experiencing service interruptions. These impacts are not limited to one specific service provider.

AT&T is on scene with additional heavy equipment correcting the situation. No estimated time of restoration currently.

If you have service and can’t reach 911, then please call (707) 961-2800 for emergency life safety emergencies.

We will continue to provide updates as additional information becomes available.

Thank you,

MCSO

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1 COMMENT

  1. I appreciate Mendofever’s reporting very much, always. As a member of one of the communities affected by the outage (Fort Bragg) I’m left wondering how we can build a method of communication for future such events. Getting to finally learn about the Sheriff’s Office’s press release days after the event is useful, explaining its interesting and puzzling extent. I just wish we’d all been informed by some means during the outage. Flyover loudspeakers? Public vehicles with loudspeakers driving through neighborhoods? Volunteers organized to do the same? Paul Revere-style announcements from horseback? This needs some work.

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