Nationwide CenturyLink outage affects Eagle County businesses, schools
UPDATE (2:35 p.m.): Internet and telephones are back in service in the area.
CenturyLink was hit with a nationwide outage Thursday morning, and the issue has spread to Eagle County businesses and schools.
The outage started around 10:52 a.m. MST, according to downdetector.com. Denver is among the most recent major metropolitan areas to report an outage. Outages were reported in Iowa and New Jersey first, starting around 5:00 a.m. MST.
Around 12:30 p.m., Eagle County Alerts sent out a text notifying the public that the outage has hit Eagle County.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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