24 Hour Emergency Numbers

Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.

The following is a list of numbers which you can call both during the working day and out of hours.  You can report or, in some cases, find out information about specific emergency issues.

Please remember, if there is a threat to life, please call 999 and ask for the relevant emergency response service.

Emergency Issue Organisation Telephone Number
Anti-terrorist hotline Police 0800 789 321
Adults Access to Services Cornwall Council Adult Care and Support 0300 1234 131
Coastal infrastructure problems; damage to harbour walls, sea defences, etc. Council Highways (CORMAC) 0300 1234 222
Flooding – surface water, run off, road Council Highways (CORMAC) 0300 1234 222
Flooding – rivers, sea Environment Agency 0800 80 70 60
Gas Leaks National Gas Emergency 0800 111 999
Mental Health Samaritans 116 123
NHS local urgent mental health response 0800 038 5300
Immediate risk to life Fire, Police, Ambulance, Coastguard 999
Pollution (land, rivers) Environment Agency 0800 80 70 60
Pollution (sea, beach) Coastguard 01326 317575
Power Cuts Western Power Distribution (local electricity)

Emergency : 105 or 0800 6783 105

Non emergency: 0800 365 900

Road closed, trees down Council Highways (CORMAC) 0300 1234 222
Safeguarding Adults and Children Multi-Agency Referral Unit 0300 1231 116
Water or sewage leak South West Water 0344 346 2020

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