Kanawha County Emergency Operation is reporting that there is a current issue with Frontier phone lines using the 756 exchange in Kanawha County. The 256 exchange can call other 756 exchange numbers but not outside the exchange.
So those in Kanawha County in the 756 exchange area that has an emergency should call the Alum Creek Fire Station at 304-590-9426 or 304-767-3651., and the fire station will be in contact with 911 via radio communications in order to dispatch the necessary emergency response.
Also Gallia County in Ohio is experiencing problems with it's 911 emergency phone lines as well as cell phones. At this time, the regular seven digit phone line are still operational.
Some people are experiencing issues using cell phones to contact the following numbers. resident should use land line if available. Any one with an emergency should use the following numbers to contact the Gallia County 911 center.
Gallia County Sheriff's Dept.- 740-446-1221
Gallopolis City Police Dept.- 740-446-1313
Gallia County EMS - 740-446-3126
Gallia County 911 has also made contact with local fire departments and they are aware of the issues. If you cant reach the 911 Center, please call the following departments for assistance.
Guyan Township Fire Dept.- 740-256-1645
Harrison Township Fire Dept. 740-256-1035
Gallipolis Volunteer Fire Dept.- 740-446-9533
Rio Grande Volunteer Fire Dept.- 740-245-1704
Greenfield Volunteer Fire Dept- 740-379-2378
Centerville Volunteer Fire Dept.- 740-245-5517
Springfield Volunteer Fire Dept.- 740-388-9067
Vinton Volunteer Fire Dept.- 740 388-8307