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Rankin County 911 emergency lines back up

RANKIN COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Saturday afternoon Rankin County officials said their 911 emergency lines were back up and operational.

Friday evening Rankin County officials said the 911 lines for the Rankin County Sheriff's Department, Brandon Police Department and the Pearl Police Department went down.

"We're not sure why they went down. They went down about the same time as the fires. We've got AT&T and our technology department looking into the problem. If there's an emergency, we're asking the public to call (601) 825-1480," said Sheriff Bailey. 

Friday afternoon Rankin County officials battled 10-15 small brush fires along I-20.  

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