911 phones in Bedford, Bedford Heights, Garfield Heights, Maple Heights are back in service

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BEDFORD, Ohio – UPDATE: The 911 phone lines for Bedford, Bedford Heights, Garfield Heights, Maple Heights are back in service as of about 9:45 Saturday evening.

The cities were without their 911 call systems for much of the evening.

According to a notice from Southeast Emergency Communications Center, residents of Bedford, Bedford Heights, Garfield Heights, Maple Heights were not able to place emergency calls by way of their police, fire or 911 phone numbers.

In an emergency, residents were asked to call Cuyahoga County CECOMS at 216-771-1363. The calls were routed through CECOMS to the correct emergency dispatchers.

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