Reporting an Emergency

Telephone

Call 999 if …

  • There is a danger to life or risk of injury being caused, such as a serious road accident or assault
  • A crime is in progress, such as a robbery, burglary or theft, and the offender is still on the scene or has only just left the area
  • The immediate attendance of the emergency services is necessary, such as where someone is acting suspiciously and obviously about to commit a crime or people are trapped in a car or house fire.

To contact the emergency services in a non-emergency situation or for general enquiries

Merseyside Police - 101 or 0151 709 6010 (from outside Merseyside)

 

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service - 0151 296 4000

 

North West Ambulance Service - 0845 112 0999

For other emergencies:

Animals in distress : RSPCA

  • Liverpool Branch - 0151 220 3812
  • Halewood Animal Centre - 0151 486 1706
  • Warrington, Halton & St Helens Animal Centre - 01925 632944
  • Wirral & Chester Animal Centre - 0151 638 6318

Counter Terrorism advice: Anti-Terrorism Hotline - 0800 789 321 / National Counter Terrorism Security Office - 0207 931 7142

Report a crime : Crimestoppers - 0800 555 111

Flooding – report a leak in the road or public footpath : United Utilities - 0800 330 033

Gas Leak : National Gas Emergency Service - 0800 111 999

Medical Advice (when its less urgent than 999) : NHS Choices – 111

Power Cut :

Road or pavement problems, eg. potholes, obstructions

Blocked drains or sewerage water leak : United Utilities - 0345 672 3723

Outdoor water leaks (road or footpaths) : United Utilities - 0800 330033