Officials have confirmed that 911 service has been restored in Crawford County, Wis.


PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. -- The 911 phone service in Crawford County was down as of 11:30 p.m. Thursday. 

The Crawford County Sheriff's Department announced the outage in a social media message.

It said that the only way to contact that department or the Prairie du Chien Police Department was by calling 608-326-8414.

"All of our other lines -- including 911 -- are down," the post states. "If you have an emergency, please call our regular line at 608-326-8414."

Prairie du Chien was among the many area communities to suffer heavy flooding during Thursday night's storms. 

The sheriff's department reported that as of late Thursday:

  • Wisconsin 35 was closed from just north of Prairie du Chien to Wisconsin 171, south of Ferryville.
  • Vineyard Road outside of Prairie du Chien was closed north of Hoffland Lane.
  • Mill Coulee Road north of Prairie du Chien was closed.
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