Southampton emergency management officials say as the town recovers from Tropical Storm Irene, residents have been tying up emergency lines asking for information, which, in many cases, the police don't have.
Popular questions are regarding when Dune Road will re-open, and when power will be restored.
"LIPA has many crews looking to restore power throughout the township," Lt. Robert Iberger said. "If you feel the need to call, contact LIPA at 1-800-490-0075."
"Please do not call 911 or police headquarters tying up emergency lines for information regarding when Dune Road will open," he went on to say. "We will announce when it is."
is working to assess undermining of Dune Road and clear sand from the roadway, Iberger said.
Non-emergency numbers: (Call to report non-emergency situations. Do not call to ask about Dune Road or when power will be restored.)
- : 631-728-3400
- : 631-283-0083
- : 631-725-0247
- : 631-653-4791
- : 631-288-7811
- Westhampton Beach Village Police: 631-288-1654