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Cut in fiber optic line affected landlines in two communities.

Posted: May. 21, 2018 12:24 PM
Updated: May. 21, 2018 7:09 PM

UPDATE:  Sheriff Freitag says 911 served has been fully restored to Hartland and Manchester as of 7 pm Monday.

FREEBORN COUNTY, Minn. – 911 service has been cut to landline phones in parts of Hartland and Manchester.

The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Office says a fiber optic line was severed in the Manchester area, affecting phone numbers with 826 and 845 prefixes. Repairs are expected to be complete by 5 pm Monday.

Sheriff Kurt Freitag says cellular phones are not affected and should be used to contact emergency services.

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