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DC 911 outage caused by contractor error

WASHINGTON ? D.C. is now operating two separate 911 centers after a power 
outage caused by human error left the nation?s capital without any 
emergency phone service for almost an hour on a busy weekend night.

A contractor working Saturday night inadvertently pulled an emergency 
power shut off switch that cut electricity to the 911 phone system and a 
call routing system at the District?s Unified Communications Center, said 
the center?s Director Karima Holmes.

?Unfortunately because it was human error we weren?t prepared for it,? 
Holmes said.