Officials: 911 service restored in Eddy and Lea counties

EDDY COUNTY, N.M. — Officials say 911 service is restored in parts of southeastern New Mexico where it was down for hours Wednesday.

Eddy County officials reported service was down in Eddy and Lea counties, including Carlsbad. They also said another 911 center was taking calls in the area. Because of this, they asked people to provide a full address with their city and state to ensure accuracy.

They said Thursday that service is restored as of 6:12 p.m. Wednesday.