Cybersecurity incident impacting Bucks County’s emergency communication system

The Bucks County Department of Emergency Communications is investigating a cybersecurity incident that’s reportedly affecting the dispatch system.

Officials stress that they are still able to receive 911 calls and dispatch first responders immediately.

Dispatchers are reportedly using pen and paper to take information from callers.

State and federal partner agencies are also assisting in the response and investigation.

The system has been offline since Sunday afternoon. There is no word yet on how long the restoration will take.

An investigation is underway into the hacking.

This story was originally published here.