A represenative from Bell Aliant says that home phone service is now restored to Springdale and the surrounding area.
Aliant says the outage happened this afternoon was an equipment error, and after the equipment was replaced, service was restored. Some customers regained service earlier than others.
The representative says the outage affected approximately 4000 customers.
Social media posts have also indicated that some services were unavailable for many customers on the Baie Verte Peninsula as well, however, including long-distance calling, however those services appear to also be restored at this time.
Several phones seem to be without service in Springdale and the surrounding areas at this hour, including Green Bay Health Centre.
Central Health is advising the public that If an ambulance is required please call 709-572-0235. Updates will be provided as new information becomes available.
Keep watching this space for more details.