Due to a fiber cut, landline phone service is out in the Cook, Kabetogama, and Orr areas in northern St. Louis County. This includes 911 service.

Century Link has a crew on the way to make necessary repairs.

The outage does not affect cell phones.

Anyone needed emergency assistance should use a cell phone, if possible to contact 911, or go to the Cook or Orr fire halls, which are manned at this time.