Authorities say 911 system is down, provide other numbers to call

Published 9:21 am Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Police say there has been a disruption with the regional 911 system impacting Jefferson, Hardin and Orange County’s phone communication.

Residents are asked to use non-emergency numbers for each city or county. Regional staff members are working diligently, according to Port Arthur police, to get this resolved as soon as possible.

Port Arthur callers are asked to call 409-983-8600.

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Authorities announced The Mid- County (Nederland, Port Neches, Groves) Emergency 911 System is down, as well.

Until further notice, citizens are asked to call 409-723-1516 for emergency services.

Other numbers are:

Orange County / 409-883-2612
Hardin County / 409-246-5101
Jefferson County / 409-835-8668
Beaumont / 409-880-3901

Bridge City / 409-735-5028
Silsbee / 409-385-3714
Orange / 409-883-1026,
Pinehurst / 409-735-5028
Vidor / 409-769-4561