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Ventura County

911 lines back up in Oxnard, Port Hueneme

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. - Residents in Oxnard and Port Hueneme may once again dial 9-1-1 in the event of an emergency.

Oxnard's 9-1-1 system has been restored. Many thanks to all in our community who helped share information when the outage occurred.

Posted by Oxnard Police Department on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Both cities announced their 911 emergency lines went down temporarily Tuesday afternoon.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Local telephone networks are currently experiencing a major outage and 911 emergency lines are not...

Posted by Oxnard Police Department on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

While lines were down, residents were directed to call the following numbers in the event of a local emergency:

  • Oxnard: 805-385-7740
  • Port Hueneme: 805-488-3611 or 805-488-3612

Both police departments said they were back up and running within a few hours.

The Port Hueneme call center is currently experiencing a 911 outage. We are working with the phone company to...

Posted by Port Hueneme Police Department on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Port Hueneme police said they were working with the local phone company to troubleshoot what went wrong.

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