Emergency contacts

Handy numbers in the event of an emergency

In an emergency dial 999 for the police, fire and ambulance service.

For non-emergencies, you can contact the police on 101 and the fire service on 01382 835804 (24 hours).

Council emergency out of hours phone numbers

  • Health and social care - 0845 601 4813
  • Roads, flooding and street lighting - 01349 886690  
  • Housing, homelessness, and public buildings – 01349 886691
    (We no longer provide Lochaber Housing Association’s out of hours service, please contact the association direct on 01397 702530)
  • Registration - 07818 588 203

Trunk road maintenance

  • BEAR Scotland - 0800 587 1107

Other numbers

  • Gas Freephone - 0800 111 999
  • NHS 24 - Call free on 111 if you are ill and it can't wait until your regular NHS service reopens
  • Police Scotland – 101 (for all services)
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue Service - 01463 240999 (24 hours)
  • Scottish and Southern Electric Freephone - 0800 300 999
  • Scottish Water -  0800 0778 778 (24 hours)
  • SEPA Floodline - 0345 988 1188
  • SEPA Pollution hotline – 0800 807060 (24 hours)

 

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