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Northern Kent Co. 911 services restored

Central Dispatch Authority
Posted at 4:20 PM, May 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-10 17:18:57-04

CEDAR SPRINGS, Mich. — Update: According to Kent County Sheriff's Office AT&T landline 911 services have been restored to the Cedar Springs area as of Wednesday morning.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office says there is a 911 outage in the northern part of the county.

The Sheriff’s Office made the announcement Tuesday afternoon, just before 4 p.m.

According to AT&T, landline telephone users in Cedar Springs, with the telephone prefix “616-696-XXXX” cannot place outgoing calls, including calls to 911.

If you have an emergency, the sheriff’s office says to use a cell phone to dial 911 and give the dispatcher your exact location.

For non-emergencies, you can contact the sheriff’s office at 616-336-3113.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office plans to give an update on this outage as soon as they get a restoration plan from AT&T.

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