The Northern Virginia school district claimed on Twitter that it had endured a big community outage it traced to a fiber slash.

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Length mastering for general public colleges in Arlington County, Virginia, will resume Thursday soon after it was canceled Wednesday because of a community outage.

The Northern Virginia university district tweeted that it experienced suffered a key community outage traced to a fiber reduce, which transpired late Tuesday afternoon. Its internet provider was not ready to restore services in time for the start off of digital classes Wednesday.

“We apologize for any inconvenience this has induced and yet again, thank you for your patience,” Arlington General public Schools tweeted.

College students did not have obtain to the on line finding out portal. Wednesday’s deadline for creating Level 2 options in ParentVUE for pre-K to fifth grade students was extended to Oct. 23.

Food companies had been not affected.

In what seems to be an unrelated incident, Arlington County’s web page was down since just right before noon Tuesday. The county posted a momentary website page with backlinks to some products and services, and to its Facebook website page.

The law enforcement department’s page was also inaccessible, but 911 service was not affected.

Learners in the county began the semester with virtual learning because of to the coronavirus pandemic.

WTOP’s Laura Spitalniak contributed to this report.

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