EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSPHONE OUTAGES UPDATE
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Phone Service Returned For About 6,300 Frontier Customers In Nitro, Tyler Heights Areas
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Dec. 13, 2012 2:10 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 14, 2012 9:29 AM EST
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
Frontier customers in the Nitro and Tyler Heights areas who had their phone service interrupted had their service returned by about 11:30 p.m. Thursday, a company spokesman said.
About 6,300 customers were affected by the outage.
Company spokesman Dan Page said the outage occurred when a construction crew in a parking lot near the St. Albans-Nitro Bridge was driving a pile-on and severed copper and fiber lines.
About 6,300 Frontier customers in the Nitro and Tyler Heights areas are being affected by a phone service outage, Metro 911 said.
The outage in the Nitro area was affecting 3,500 customers in the 755 and 759 phone exchange. There also is an outage in the Tyler Heights area affecting the 769 and 776 exchange. Metro said 2,797 customers are being affected by the Tyler Heights outage.
Metro advises that if you have an emergency, call 911 with a cell phone or go to the nearest fire station or medic station.
Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for updates on this story.
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