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911 system on USF Tampa campus has been repaired

911 system on USF Tampa campus has been repaired
Posted at 12:31 PM, Mar 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-25 18:53:51-04

1PM UPDATE | The 911 phone lines on the University of South Florida Tampa campus are working again, a USF police spokeswoman said.

For more than two hours, 911 emergency calls on the Tampa campus were not being transferred, University of South Florida police spokeswoman Audrey Clark said. There was a temporary breakdown in the connection between Frontier and the university's system.

ORIGINAL STORY | The 911 lines are currently down on the University of South Florida campus. 

A technician is on site, working to resolve the issue, University of South Florida police spokeswoman Audrey Clark said.

No information was available regarding what caused the system to go down.

Students and staff were notified at 10:46 a.m. Sunday via an Alert USF Tampa message.

All students and university personnel on the Tampa campus on East Fowler Avenue are urged to use the campus non-emergency number (813) 974-2628 in case of an emergency until further notice.

Anyone on campus also are encouraged to hit the nearest blue light for emergency purposes.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC Action News for updates.