Sumter 911 Call Center Back In Service

Sumter, SC (WLTX)  Cell phone calls to Sumter's 911 emergency number are back to normal.

Some cell phone users had trouble calling Sumter's 911 call center. 

According to Sumter Police public information officer Tonyia McGirt the problem was related to winter storm issues  The issue appears to have been related to the volume of calls coming in to area cell phone towers.

McGirt says services provided by the 911 Center was not interrupted as it continued to receive emergency and non-emergency calls from landlines and some cell phone users. 

The 911 Center handles calls for all first responder agencies in the city and county of Sumter. 


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