Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Lewis County loses 911 communication after explosion


December 31, 2020

A recreational vehicle parked in the deserted streets of downtown Nashville exploded early Christmas morning, causing widespread communication outages that took down police emergency 911 operations, AT&T and T-Mobile cell phones, internet services, and networks inside major regional hospitals throughout Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri.

Service went down in the region when a bomb-packed RV blew up outside an AT&T transmission building.

Lewis County’s 911 was completely out of commission beginning around 9 a.m. Christmas morning. As of Monday, Lewis County dispatch coul...

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