Emergency call lines down east of Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. -- Both emergency 9-1-1 call lines and police communication are down for south Lane county in the area east of Cottage Grove, the city's emergency program manager Howard Schesser said.

Officials haven't identified the problem, however Schesser said Century Link is working to resolve the problem. The emergency lines are working for the areas within city limits.

Schesser asks anyone needing help with an emergency to try and get to either the Cottage Grove Hospital, Cottage Grove Police Dept. or their nearest fire station.

This is a developing story, updates will be posted when they are available.