Date: Mar. 14, 2013
Contact: Patricia Smith
Telephone Outage Planned for Marine Patrol Dispatch Office
MOREHEAD CITY — The phones at the N.C. Marine Patrol dispatch office will be out of service for several hours March 23 while power workers replace a transformer at the state Division of Marine Fisheries headquarters office in Morehead City.
During this outage, fishermen and others who wish to report a fisheries violation or otherwise need to speak to a Marine Patrol officer should call 910-520-8812.
The power outage will render all phone lines at the division’s headquarters and central district offices temporarily out of service, including the main numbers 800-682-2632 and 252-726-7021.
Division staff will begin shutting down power-operated systems at 7 a.m. March 23 in preparation for replacing the transformer. Staff anticipates the work will be completed and phones will return to service by early afternoon March 23.
For more information, contact Andy Gupton, maintenance supervisor, at 252-808-8044 or Andy.Gupton@ncdenr.gov.