Update: 911 Service Restored

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Update 4:15 p.m.: The 911 lines along the Peninsula has been restored.

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Verizon is reporting the 911 lines from Hampton to James City County are down.

James City County officials advise cell phones can be used to call 911.

Both the City of Williamsburg and York County are asking residents with 911 emergencies to call 757-890-3621.

Verizon is working to fix the problem. A timeline for the repairs has not been released.