The Clarion Co. 911 Center is advising of a telephone outage in the Knox area. The residents in the 797 exchange area are being affected and are advised to utilize cellular services if available. The duration of this outage is not yet known. Knox area ambulance station has been staffed as well as the Knox Fire Dept. Please contact those facilities if an emergency exists. Knox EMS station can be contacted at 797-1263 and the Fire Dept. at 797-5000.