Verizon outages reported across Washington

Reports of Verizon outage popping up across Washington

Verizon seems to be down throughout Washington as frustrated users turned to social media to vent their anger with the carrier. Verizon spokesperson Heidi Flato says the problem stems from fiber which connects cell sites to Verizon towers. She went on to say fiber company Zayo is working to fix the problem. There’s no estimated repair time at last check.

Walla Walla Emergency Management posted this to facebook talking about how 9-1-1 calls are still going through with a delay.


Other emergency management centers say using a land line during an emergency is advised while the outage persists.