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UPDATED: NPD 9-1-1 issues resolved

Nelson Daily Staff
By Nelson Daily Staff
January 29th, 2019

Earlier in the day Nelson Police were experiencing difficulties with its telephone lines, specifically 9-1-1.

Nelson Police in a media release said as of 7 p.m., the phone line issue has been resolved.

Nelson Police said residents requiring emergency service may now call 9-1-1 as per normal.

URGENT: 9-1-1 lines down at NPD

The Nelson Police Department is currently experiencing difficulty with its telephone lines, specifically 9-1-1.

During this problem, 9-1-1 calls within the City of Nelson and immediate area are currently not being routed to the Primary Dispatch Point. Callers will note that if they call 9-1-1 currently the line will just ring without being answered.

Residents requiring emergency service should call the agencies directly until this issue is resolved.

  • Nelson Police Department 250-354-3919
  • Nelson Fire Rescue 250-352-3103
  • BC Ambulance 1-250-371-5102

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