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10-Digit Dialing Comes Into Effect

Starting April 1st, 2023 — 10-digit dialing will come into effect for all calls in Newfoundland & Labrador except for 9-1-1.

In case of an emergency and you wish to reach the C.W.T. Fire Department, you must dial (709) 678-7777. You will reach an answering service, please state the nature of your emergency and location after the beep. There will be a period for everyone to get used to this and then after May 31st, 2023, you will not be able to make a call without dialing 709 in front of the number.

Please remember to reprogram all pre-programmed phones and alarm systems so no one has an issue if an emergency shall occur.