Information about preparing for and coping with all types of emergencies, including after-care, contacting us out-of-hours in an emergency and how the Council is prepared to deal with major incidents etc.
- After care
If you have been a victim of fire then you already know how traumatic and devastating it can be, but having the right assistance and advice there when you need it will help you through this difficult time.
- Attending fires
When you dial 999 and ask for the Fire Service, your call is sent to the emergency call handling centre which routes all calls for this area to Lancashire Fire Control. Calls are normally answered within 1 to 5 seconds. Control will confirm with you the address of the incident and help will be despatched immediately.
- Floods and emergency plans for flooding
The Environment Agency operates a flood warning system, giving information to the public, media, emergency services and local Authorities.
- Council out of hours service
Details of the Council out of hours emergency service
- Major emergency incidents
All aspects of the Council's role in dealing with major incidents and what you can do to help us and yourself.
- Roads and highways, clearing drains and gullies
Information on different types of problems with drains and sewers
Last updated: 12 October 2011