This is never good news, but it's important to be aware of all the same. Some people attempting to contact 911 in Yakima County and the surrounding areas could experience issues.

According to KIMA News:

Suncomm communications says there is currently a 911 outage for areas of Yakima County including Tieton, White Pass/Rimrock and Cowiche areas.

Repairs are currently underway and if you need are still needing to get help please use this alternate emergency number: (509) 453-9000.