Former Local Emergency Landlines Have Been Disconnected
ROWLEY — Police Chief Scott Dumas and Fire Chief James Broderick wish to remind residents to call 911 in an emergency and that each department’s former emergency phone line has been disconnected.
The emergency phone lines for the police department (978-948-3388) and the fire department (978-948-3311) are no longer in use. Please remember in the event of an emergency to dial 911.
These lines were used to report an emergency prior to the implementation of 911. The Rowley Police and Fire Departments have delayed disconnecting the numbers to allow the public to adjust to the change.
After monitoring phone calls to these numbers for the past year, the departments made this decision after few were received on the lines. The calls that were received were mostly alarm companies which have been given the following numbers.
If you have a monitoring alarm company, please call the business phone line for the police department at 978-948-3465 or the fire department at 978-948-7644. Both of these numbers come into the communication center.