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No Phone Service At State Police Blooming Grove Barracks

November 19, 2017 GMT

Phone service to the state police barracks in Blooming Grove is down.

State police advise anyone who needs to contact troopers there to call the Pike County 911 Center by dialing 911.

It’s unclear whether heavy winds blasting the region today caused the barracks outage, state police said. Verizon is working to restore service.

From Wyoming County to the Poconos, trees felled by wind gusts are striking utility lines and disrupting utilities.

The National Weather Service placed a wind advisory on the northeast region until 5 p.m.

PPL’s online outage map shows more than 1,100 customers are without electric service with a concentration of outages around Wayne, Monroe and Pike counties.