Cell phone service down in Benton, Ky.

Cell phone service down in Benton, Ky.
Police said calling and texting 911 will not work. (Source: Pixabay/stock image)

BENTON, Ky. (KFVS) - Residents in Benton, Kentucky are not able to make cell phone calls at this time.

According to the police department all cell phone service went down around 8 a.m.

Police said land lines can still be used.

Messages that use wifi seem to be going through according to police.

Police said calling and texting 911 using a cell phone will not work.

If you have an emergency you must fund a landline to call 911.

Non emergency calls should be directed to 1-270-527-1333.

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