Dial 999 in an emergency

'999' will connect you with the Police, Fire Brigade and Ambulance Services.

Only use '999' for real emergencies or life and death situations.

You will be asked  for the following information:

  1. The service you require
  2. Nature of the incident
  3. Your location

Depending on your request the operator may ask you for more information.

Local Police

Avon & Somerset Constabulary 

Call 101 for general enquiries and to report non-emergency matters, or visit the Avon & Somerset Constabulary website.

Local Fire

To contact Avon Fire & Rescue Service:

Call 0117 926 2061, or visit the Avon Fire & Rescue website.

Local Ambulance

To contact the South Western Ambulance Service:

Call 111 for medical advice, or visit the South Western Ambulance Service website. 


Call 111 for medical advice, or visit the NHS Choices website.

Find your nearest NHS service

Other rescue organisations

Coastguard: dial 999

Cave Rescue: dial 999

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