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From: Tim Heider, Clackamas County Public Information Officer, 503-742-5911

03-30-17

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Landline telephone service out in Colton area

Update: Colton area telephone service restored

At 10:49 a.m. this morning, March 30, Clackamas County 9-1-1 was notified that customers of Colton Telephone have no landline telephone service. Colton Telephone has relayed that they have had an equipment failure which is impacting approximately 900 customers in the Colton area.

It is not known when partial or full service will be restored to Colton Telephone customers.

If anyone in that area needs police, fire or medical assistance, they would need to use a cell phone to call 9-1-1. Cell phones are not impacted by this outage. Residents are also encouraged to go to the closest police or fire station.

Please contact Colton Telephone for any questions regarding the outage.

For additional information, members of the media may contact Clackamas County Public Information Officer Tim Heider at 503-742-5911.

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