The Pickaway County Sheriff's office says the 911 lines are down.
According to a release the Pickaway County, the 911 lines were out of service between 12 p.m. Sunday and late Monday morning, and from about 9:30 p.m. Monday to about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Frontier Communications have restored service to the phone system.
The sheriff's office advises that if residence would have any problems contacting authorities to call 740-474-2176 or 800-345-2176.
A 45-year-old man was arrested by Columbus police Monday, charged with raping a woman.