Problems resolved with MPD 911 phone lines - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Problems resolved with MPD 911 phone lines

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Emergency calls will now be handled as usual. Emergency calls will now be handled as usual.
Police advise calling the fire department number for fire and medical emergencies, and the Shelby County Sheriff's Office number for police emergencies. Police advise calling the fire department number for fire and medical emergencies, and the Shelby County Sheriff's Office number for police emergencies.
MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - Problems with the Memphis Police Department's 911 phone lines were resolved as of early Thursday morning. Emergency calls will now be handled as usual.

Police experienced difficulties with the 911 lines Wednesday evening.

If another incident occurs where 911 lines are down again, police advise calling the fire department number for fire and medical emergencies and the Shelby County Sheriff's Office number for police emergencies.

Call the Memphis Fire Department for fire and medical emergencies at 458-3311.

Call the Shelby County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement emergencies at 379-7625.

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