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