O’FALLON, Mo. — The 911 lines at the O’Fallon, Missouri, police department went down Saturday afternoon.
A statement from a department spokesman said the lines went down at around 2:30 p.m. The spokesman said they are working with their communication provider to fix the problem.
While the 911 lines are down, residents with an emergency can call the police department’s non-emergency line at 636-240-3200 ext. 0.
In a Facebook post, the police department said the outage does not appear to be widespread in St. Louis County. On Tuesday, the emergency line in St. Charles County went down for a few hours.
“#StCharlesCounty 911 services have been restored. Thank you for your patience. The Department of Emergency Communications continues to work with technicians on identifying the cause of the outage,” the county wrote online.