In emergencies call 999 for Police, Fire or Ambulance.
If you need
to contact the Police Service in an emergency call 999. For
non-emergencies call 0845 1253545. If you have any information
relating to a crime, anywhere in the UK, call Crimestoppers on
freephone 0800 555 111.
Your local police stations are...
- Ormskirk: 1 Derby Street/Burscough
Street. Tel: 01695 566430
Enquiry desk open: 8.00am-11.00pm
- Skelmersdale: Southway. Tel: 01695 724101
Enquiry desk open: 8.00am-10.00pm
Fire and Rescue Service
If you need to contact the Fire and Rescue Service in an emergency
call 999. To contact Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service call
01772 862545. For fire safety advice - including home fire safety
checks, fire alarm installation including specialist alarms for
people with hearing difficulties - call freephone 0800 1691125.
Your local fire stations are...
- Ormskirk: 01695 572223. Open:
- Skelmersdale: 01695 723853. Open: 24 hours a day
- Tarleton: 01772 812251. Open: at specific times only
If you need medical assistance in an emergency, call 999. For 24
hour nurse advice and health information call NHS Direct on 0845
A Major Emergency Response Officer is on call 24 hours a day for
the Council and can be contacted on 01695 577177. If the emergency
is out of office hours, listen to the recorded message and follow
the information given about what to do in an emergency.