UPDATE 10:40 PM:
According to Verizon customers, the service is back up again around 10:20 pm
INSURANCE BEFORE 10:05 PM:
According to Verizon Spokesperson Heidi Flato, they are investigating and will contact KHQ again when it becomes aware of the cause of the outage and when it will be restored.
According to KHQ viewers on social media, Verizon customers are experiencing a outage from eastern Montana to Seattle.
COVER BEFORE 9:35 PM:
According to Downdetector, the Spokane / Coeur d̵7;Alene area is being cut off by Verizon.
KHQ viewers using Verizon also reported having a wireless problem.
Verizon customers will not be able to dial 911 on mobile phones and are recommended to use landlines.
KHQ has contacted Verizon for information about the cause of the outage and when the service will resume.