911 emergency services restored for Verizon wireless customers in Kern County


Emergency call service has been restored after it was down overnight.

The outage covered all areas of Kern County along with Inyo and Mono counties. The Kern County Sheriff’s Office and Bakersfield Police Department confirmed the 911 service  was down for Verizon wireless customers late Thursday night.

KCSO officials said they were alerted to the issue at 8 p.m.

In the future, if you need emergency services and 911 is down, call the following numbers:

Kern County Sheriff’s Office         661-861-3110
Bakersfield Police Department     661-327-7111
CHP                                              661-827-5400
Fire/ Medical Services                  661-324-6551
Arvin Police Department               661-854-5583
California City Police Department  760-373-8606
Delano Police Department            661-721-3377
McFarland Police Department      661-792-2121
Ridgecrest Police Department      760-499-5100
Taft Police Department                 661-763-3101
Tehachapi Police Department       661-822-2222

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