Scheduled fiber maintenance in Brown County rescheduled for Wednesday

Anyone in an area affected by this maintenance can still reach the Brown County Dispatch Center by calling (507) 233-6700.

Scheduled fiber maintenance in Brown County rescheduled for Wednesday

BROWN COUNTY, Minn. (KEYC) — Brown County has announced that fiber maintenance will begin at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, which will affect the 911 service across the county.

The work will take anywhere from 10 minutes to 3 hours to complete.

The areas affected will include the cities of Comfrey, Hanska, New Ulm, Sleepy Eye and Springfield.

Anyone in an area affected by this maintenance can still reach the Brown County Dispatch Center by calling (507) 233-6700.


UPDATE:

The fiber maintenance planned for Thursday has been postponed due to heavy rainfall.


ORIGINAL STORY:

Scheduled fiber maintenance will affect 911 service in Brown County on Thursday.

The communications provider will be moving a fiber cable near Russell, Minn., to make room for bridge work on State Highway 91, which may impact Brown County landlines between 12:01 a.m. and 3 a.m. Thursday.

The work will take anywhere from 10 minutes to 3 hours to complete.

The areas affected will include the cities of Comfrey, Hanska, New Ulm, Sleepy Eye and Springfield.

Anyone in an area affected by this maintenance can still reach the Brown County Dispatch Center by calling (507) 233-6700.

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