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Phone lines restored in Vermilion Parish

Phone lines down
Posted at 11:14 AM, Apr 21, 2022

UPDATE: The phone lines in Vermilion Parish have been restored.

Several law enforcement agencies have reported downed phone lines on Thursday.

The Abbeville Police Department says that as of 11:00 am. phone lines are down.

The department says that they are in contact with the phone company but do not know how long the outage will be.

Those needing assistance can contact the police department by dialing 911. Operators will then contact the PD by radio.

The emergency phone lines are also down at Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office. They say the issue is due to a phone company system malfunction.

The situation will be updated as soon as we are notified of any updates. For Emergencies please call 337-652-1707

Kaplan Police also say they are having issues with their phone lines. They ask that those needing assistance call 911.

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