911 service restored after nationwide AT&T Wireless outage

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DENVER — AT&T Wireless customers who called 911 were having trouble getting their calls to go through Wednesday night during a nationwide outage, the Denver Police Department said.

The problem only affected AT&T Wireless customers and the company said the problem was resolved around 8:15 p.m.

Denver police provided instructions about how to send a text message to 911 if calling doesn’t work.

Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said his staff was investigating the incident.