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911 system in Lorain County back in service

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Posted at 8:10 AM, Jul 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-23 13:51:36-04

LORAIN COUNTY, Ohio — Update: The 911 system has been restored. The previous story is below:

The 911 system in parts of Lorain County are down and callers are unable to get through. If you need to contact police or firefighters you can use the non-emergency number for each department.

Here are the locations that are down and the number you can call until the system comes back up:

  • Amherst — Seven digit emergency numbers: Police, Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-988-4421.
  • Avon — Seven digit emergency numbers: Police: 440-822-0080. Fire Dept.: 440-822-0080.
  • Elyria — Seven digit emergency numbers: Police: 440-323-3302. Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-323-3307.
  • Kipton — Seven digit emergency number: Police / Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-822-0080.
  • Grafton — Seven digit emergency numbers: Police: 926-2662. Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-926-2851.
  • LaGrange — Seven digit emergency numbers: Police: 440-355-4469. Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-355-5566.
  • North Ridgeville — Seven digit emergency numbers: Police: 440-327-2191. Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-327-4001.
  • Rochester/Rochester Township — Seven digit emergency number for Sheriff and Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-822-0080.
  • Oberlin — Seven-digit emergency number: Police / Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-774-1061.
  • Sheffield Lake — Seven-digit emergency numbers: Police: 440-949-7131. Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-949-8181.
  • South Amherst — Seven-digit emergency number for Police / Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-822-0080.
  • Vermilion — Seven-digit emergency number for Police / Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-967-6116
  • Wellington — Seven-digit emergency number for Police / Fire Dept. / Ambulance: 440-647-2244.

Authorities didn't say what caused the outage or how long it will take to repair it.

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