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APD, AFD install secondary non-emergency phone lines

The Atmore Police and Fire Departments recently installed secondary non-emergency phone lines, according to officials.

Chief Chuck Brooks said in a release the newly installed telephone lines were installed due to recent weather-related issues the departments were having with the regular phone system.

The secondardy phone line is a back up line should the primary lines go out.

Brooks said these are non-emergency phone lines. Those who have an emergency need to call 911.

Here are the non-emergency phone lines by department:

Atmore Police Department

• Main number – 251-368-9141

• Secondary number – 251-368-9095

Atmore Fire Department

• Main number – 251-368-9156

• Secondary number – 251-368-1784