Garfield Heights police, fire experiencing outages with non-emergency phone lines


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GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — Garfield Heights police and fire departments are experiencing sporadic telephone outages with their non-emergency lines.

The Garfield Heights Police Department non-emergency number is (216) 475-1234.  The fire department’s line is (216) 475-1212.

As of 11 a.m., the city says most outages have been remedied, however, they are still experiencing issues with anyone on the Verizon network.

The city advises residents to call 911 if they cannot get through using the non-emergency lines.

Garfield Heights has not provided a timetable for when the issues will be resolved.  FOX 8 will provide more information as it becomes available.

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