**UPDATE: The Douglas County Sheriff's office says the 911 service was restored at about 11:00 pm.**
ROSEBURG, Ore. - 911 service went down in northern Douglas County Thursday morning.
It is not known how long 911 service will be down.
The outage affects land line telephones in communities like Rice Hill, Yoncalla, Drain, Elkton and Scottsburg.
911 will work on cell phones, the sheriff's office said.
Residents may also go to the following locations to call 911:
- Elkton Fire Department, Hwy 138 at Hwy 38, Elkton
- North Douglas County Fire Department, 531 Old Highway 99, Drain
- Scottsburg Fire Department, 33237 St. Hwy. 38, Scottsburg