Storms Knock Out 911 Phone System In Ross County

UPDATED: Saturday May 14, 2011 8:39 AM

Police said on Friday that overnight storms knocked out Ross County's 911 phone system.

Authorities said residents who need emergency assistance should call police or the sheriff's department directly.

Chillicothe police be reached at 740-773-1191, and the Ross County Sheriff's office at 740-773-1185.

It was not clear how long it would take for the 911 system to be restored.

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