RUSTBURG, VA - Earlier this afternoon, telephone provider Century Link, located a severed fiber between the Gladys and Altavista areas. Crews are working to remedy the situation and restore service to those affected. No service restoration estimate is available at this time.
Landlines in the Altavista area are experiencing difficulties; however, citizens may use cellular devices to dial 911 or (434) 369-5281. If unable to place a call using either landline or cellular device, citizens within this area are encouraged to visit the Altavista Fire Station, where staff may provide assistance.
Citizens in Brookneal may dial 911, as calls are being forwarded to the proper line automatically.
Citizens in need of emergency assistance who are unable to dial 911 on landlines or cellular devices should continue to call (434) 283-9574 until further notice.
Campbell County Department of Public Safety will provide updates as the situation changes.