May 20, 2021
Temporary 9-1-1 Number
Due to a major outage, the phones are down within all of Charleston County’s buildings, including the Consolidated Dispatch Center.
9-1-1 is currently not operational in Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, and Dorchester Counties. Charleston County residents can reach 9-1-1 by calling 854-216-0239. (Please note the temporary number begins with 854, not 843)
This is a TEMPORARY number for life-threatening emergencies. Residents are asked to stay on the line and not hang up. Residents can still text 9-1-1 and use 911helpme.com.