Carroll County phone lines are down


CARROLL COUNTY, Ill. (KWQC) – The phone system in Carroll County, Illinois is down.

As of 4:40 P.M. on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, no land line phone calls are getting through. That includes calls to 911 from land lines. Residents are asked to make calls for emergency help through a cell phone. Cellphone 911 calls are being routed to Lee County, Illinois and then relayed to Carroll County dispatch through the radio.

It is unknown how long the phone lines will be down. We will update this story once the lines are up and working.


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