Governor: 'Only dial 911 if you have a true emergency'
Emergency services across Nebraska are having a tough time tonight.
Gov. Jim Pillen's office noting that, "Regional 911 system failures have occurred this evening across the state. Emergency officials are working to address the issue and are in close contact with providers to resolve it. Nebraskans are encouraged to monitor local media and their cell phones for alerts and instructions as to alternative methods for reaching 911. Please only dial 911 if you have a true emergency."
Some counties are making alternate emergency numbers available.
In Douglas County call 402-444-5802. Sarpy County: 402-593-4111.
According to KETV, these numbers are available as well.
Dundy County 308-737-5703
Franklin County 308-425-6231
Frontier County 308-442-9031
Hall County 1-308-210-7768 or 1-308-210-7769
Holdrege County 308-995-2424
Howard County is receiving emergency calls through Facebook messages or 308-754-1317
Kearney County 308-832-2805 or 308-832-1150
Lincoln County 308-535-6789
Madison County 402-644-8700
Platte County 402-564-3229
Phelps County 308-995-2424
Red Willow County 308-345-3450
Stanton County 402-644-8700
Washington Counties call 402-426-6866
Wayne County 402-375-2626
You can reach Nebraska State Patrol Dispatch Center by dialing *55.