911 services restored to cell users in area
BEMIDJI - An accidental fiber cut in the area knocked out 911 service to most cell phone users.
According to a news release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, the fiber cut affected cell phone users with AT&T, Verizon and Northern PCS. Those who dial 911 will receive a busy signal.
Crews worked to repair the damage, which was done shortly after 5 p.m.