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911 Center back up and running

June 16, 2011

Workers at the Elk County 911 Center. Photo by Joseph Bell.

Elk County Commissioner Daniel R. Freeburg reported late Thursday night that the county's 911 Center was again fully operational following a late Tuesday evening evacuation due to noxious fumes.
According to Freeburg, a complete run-through had been completed and no remnants were detected.
Commissioners reported last Friday that back-up batteries were fuming during a charge process.
Workers had since been operating out of the mobile command center. There reportedly was no disruption of service as officials made a smooth transition from the 911 Center along Boot Jack Road in Ridgway Township to the mobile command center.

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