According to Verizon customers, the service returned around 10:20 p.m.
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According to Verizon spokesman Heidi Flato, they are investigating and will return to KHQ when they find out what is causing the outage and when it will be restored.
According to KHQ viewers on social media, Verizon customers are experiencing a break from eastern Montana all the way to Seattle.
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According to Downdetector, there is a Verizon break in the Spokane / Coeur d’Alene area.
KHQ viewers who use Verizon also claim to be experiencing a wireless outage.
Verizon customers will not be able to dial 911 on mobile phones and it is recommended that they use a landline.
KHQ contacted Verizon for information on what was causing the outage and when the service would be turned on again.