Lexington police, fire administrative phones not working consistently


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The city of Lexington says it is having issues with some of its phone lines.

Administrative, non-emergency phone lines for the Lexington Police Department and Lexington Fire Department are not working consistently, according to city officials.

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It says 911 is working for emergency calls.

The city says it has ordered replacement parts to permanently fix the administrative numbers – (859) 258-3600 and (859) 231-5600.

Technicians are scheduled to put the new parts in place on Tuesday, February 12.

City officials say until then, access through (859) 258-3600 and (859) 231-5600 will be inconsistent.

Two alternative numbers for non-emergency calls to police and fire are available now: (859) 258-3601 or (859) 258-3602.

Citizens may also call LexCall 3-1-1 (425-2255).

In an emergency. continue to use 911.