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Options for Comcast phone customers with an emergency

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Update 7pm
Reports are the Comcast phone service has been restored.

Original story
Whatcom County Fire District 7 wants Comcast phone customers who are currently impacted by a statewide service outage to know there are other options when unable to call 911.

WCFD7 Division Chief Ben Boyko advises anyone with a medical emergency

* to come to any staffed fire station
– 6081 Church Road
– 5368 Northwest Drive
– 4047 Brown Road
* call 360-384-1191 (Church Road fire station)
* call 360-384-3313 (Northwest Drive fire station)
* call 360-366-3115 (Brown Road fire station)

Boyko said it appeared to be a statewide intermittent outage impacting only Comcast landline customers that began midafternoon.
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