Roanoke County police and fire rescue experienced phone issues

All lines operational again

The Roanoke County Police and Fire and Rescue departments experienced phone problems on Tuesday evening.

During the outage, anyone with an emergency was advised to call 911 as usual. All 911 calls were forwarded to Roanoke City.

The nonemergency lines were not working, and citizens were asked to call 540-283-6597 instead.

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