989 area code: 911 not available by land line

A 911 dispatcher. (File)

BARRYTON, Mich. (WOOD) – The 989 area code is out and 911 services is not available by land line Tuesday.

The Mecosta County Emergency Management says residents in the area should use a cell phone for emergencies or go to your local fire station for help.

Barryton Fire Department is located at 3098 Oak Road and Remus Fire Department is located on M-66 in the Village of Remus just south of M-20.

Officials say they don’t know when 911 services will be restored. They are asking people to please call 989.831.7590 and choose extension 1 or ask for dispatch until further notice.

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