Washington state's AG promises 'appropriate action' after 911 outage

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington's Attorney General Bob Ferguson is vowing to take "appropriate action" after a massive 9-1-1 outage impacted much of the state last week, including counties in Southwest Washington.

Ferguson said Wednesday that this was the second lengthy outage of 9-1-1 service in the state since 2014.

He added that CenturyLink “must handle its responsibilities as Washington's 9-1-1 provider with a level of seriousness and care that reflects this responsibility."

The Federal Communications Commission is also investigating.

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