Don't press the big red buttom on the wall!
sean at donelan.com
Mon Aug 29 21:51:29 UTC 2016
See that big red button on the wall under the sign "Do Not Push This
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,”
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