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Thursday, September 29, 2011

City Requests No 911 Calls During Phone Outage

You are being asked by the City of Saint John not to call 911 unless it's an emergency while Bell Aliant fixes a phone issue.
The problem resulting from damage to a fibre line up north and the company is aware and working to fix it.

In the meantime, the City’s public safety services, including fire, police and ambulance  are able to talk to each other and the 911 call centre.
Police, fire and ambulance are being strategically placed around the city.
If you experience an emergency and a 911 call does not work, you should go to a police or fire station or find one of the police cars, fire trucks or ambulances deployed around the city.  No timelime has been given on the repairs will be made.