9-1-1 Service for SunComm Operational – Service Testing Continues

Emergency calls to 9-1-1 are directly reaching the SunComm center that serves several first responder agencies in Yakima County, but additional testing is being conducted to ensure intermittent outages experienced early this morning after a major outage occurred last night are completely resolved.  If an outage occurs again, or if anyone calling 9-1-1 gets a … Read More

9-1-1 Service Restored to SunComm

Emergency calls to 9-1-1 are again directly reaching the SunComm center that serves several first responder agencies in Yakima County.  On Thursday evening, an outage that originated with CenturyLink resulted in SunComm switching to a backup phone number.  Emergencies could also be reported during the outage by texting 9-1-1. The outage affected 9-1-1 calling capabilities … Read More

SunComm Affected by 9-1-1 Outage Occurring Across U.S.

Emergency calls to 9-1-1 at the SunComm center that serves several first responder agencies in Yakima County is being affected by an outage that is being attributed to an as yet undetermined issue originating with Century Link. Until the Century Link issues are resolved, people in Yakima County can call 509-457-0207.  Calls will then be … Read More