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Crews still working to repair radio towers in North Adams

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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. –Two radio towers on top of Florida Mountain in North Adams, Massachusetts have been destroyed due to high winds and heavy rain.

Around 8:45 a.m. Sunday, North Adams Police stated on their Facebook page that the towers collapsing has "resulted in the loss or significant interruption of cell and internet services in the North Adams area."

Crews have restored all emergency services, meaning police, fire and EMT's now have full and redundant service. However, if you are without cell service, 911 will need to be accessed via a landline.

Currently, crews are working to restore cell service for Verizon, AT&T and Sprint customers affected by the outage.

Sgt. James Burdick of North Adams Police stated you are able to contact police via Gmail, land line phone, or Facebook. Police will be checking these mediums in case someone is unable to contact Public Safety by phone.

Residents are reminded to tune their radios to WNAW 1230 AM or watch Channel 22, if you are a Time Warner Cable customer for news and updates.

According to a North Adams dispatch, as of Monday morning there is limited cell phone service and crews are still working on a temporary fix.

Service is expected to be returned sometime Monday. Once a temporary tower is set work to develop a more permanent fix will begin.

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