Report an emergency

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 a police officer is necessary - such as where someone is acting suspiciously and obviously about to commit a crime

For other emergencies

Emergency typeContact numberOrganisation/Website
Counter Terrorism0800 789 321Police Counter Terrorism Hotline
Crime0800 555 111Crimestoppers
24 hour medical advice111NHS Choices
Gas leak0800 111 999National Gas Emergency Service
Power cut0800 6783 105National Grid Electricity Distribution (East Midlands area)
Flooding999Northamptonshire Flood Toolkit
Water leak08457 771 881Anglian Water
Water supply / sewerage08456 145 145Anglian Water
Water leak (Northamptonshire)0800 783 4444Severn Trent
Animals in distress0300 1234 999RSPCA
Road or pavement problems0300 126 1000Report potholes or a highway problem

For non-emergencies

To contact the Emergency Services in a non-emergency situation:

101Northamptonshire Police
01604 797000Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service
0115 884 5000East Midlands Ambulance Service

Last updated 19 May 2023