[UPDATE: ‘Services Are Back Up’] Phone Service Restored to Many; Complete Restoration by Noon

CaptureAfter a cable was cut by a backhoe, thousands of customers lost phone service and internet. Mostly, the customers were from AT&T but other customers lost service from Verizon, too. Crews worked through the storm last night along Hwy 101 between Fortuna and Rio Dell.

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AT&T crews work through the storm to restore service. [Photo by Patrick Keller]

Today, Senator Mike McGuire tweeted that cell service had been restored in many areas but full restoration isn’t expected until noon.

We’ll keep you updated if there any developments.

UPDATE 8:17 a.m.: According to a tweet from the County of Humboldt, “all services are back up and running.”



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