9-1-1 is a single emergency telephone number that makes it faster and easier for anyone to reach Police, Fire, or Ambulance Services. Your call will be answered at the Central Emergency Reporting Bureau. The call taker will then forward your call to the appropriate agency - Police, Fire, or Ambulance.
Call 9-1-1 when you need help if:
If you need non-life threatening assistance and do not know who to call, Dial 2-1-1. A live person will be able to assist you. It's a free call.
When 9-1-1 is dialed in an emergency, you will be asked which agency you require - Police, Fire or Ambulance: It is important that the caller tell the dispatcher:
DO NOT HANG UP UNLESS YOU ARE IN DANGER! When you call 9-1-1: