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UPDATE: Phone service restored on the Gunflint Trail

**Update – 4:00 p.m. **
The Cook County Sheriff’s Office has announced that phone service has been restored in the 388 telephone exchange.

Phone service is currently unavailable in the 388 telephone exchange in Cook County.

Members of the Gunflint Trail Fire Department have been paged to stand by at Gunflint Fire Hall No. 1, the MidTrail fire hall near Poplar Lake.

In the event of an emergency, Gunflint responders can reach the 9-1-1 dispatch center through the county’s ARMER radio network.

It is not known when phone service will be restored.