Above: A map of the area affected by a telecom outage in Sullivan County, via NY Alert.
A telecom outage affected emergency phone calls to 911 placed from landlines in the Sullivan County town of Rockland between 12:20 a.m. and 1:18 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, according to a notice from NY-Alert.
Frontier Communications, which serves the region, fixed the problem after about an hour. The issue affected Frontier customers with 607 area codes in Livingston Manor and Roscoe, according to a map issued by NY Alert (see above).
According to MidHudsonNews.com, similar outages affected Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester counties yesterday.