911 callers in Benton and Franklin counties had trouble getting through to emergency dispatchers at the Southeast Communications Center in Richland because of a nationwide outage in late December.
911 callers in Benton and Franklin counties had trouble getting through to emergency dispatchers at the Southeast Communications Center in Richland because of a nationwide outage in late December. File Tri-City Herald
911 callers in Benton and Franklin counties had trouble getting through to emergency dispatchers at the Southeast Communications Center in Richland because of a nationwide outage in late December. File Tri-City Herald

Cameron Probert covers breaking news and higher education for the Tri-City Herald, where he tries to answer readers’ questions about why police officers and firefighters are in your neighborhood. He studied communications at Washington State University.