The Emergency Services (Fire Service & Civil Defence) provide professional help to visitors and the people of Westmeath in an emergency.
The Fire Service is there to provide an immediate emergency response.
To contact the Fire Service in an emergency, dial 112 or 999.
Use the nearest phone. You don't need money or credit; just lift the receiver and dial. The call is free. Visit Contacting the Fire Service in an Emergency for more information.
Civil Defence provides a number of services to the public. Members of Civil Defence are people in the community. It takes longer for Civil Defence to respond, but Civil Defence can provide its services for a long period of time.
Civil Defence is a volunteer based organisation. Members are proud to serve as high quality backup to primary emergency services and the community.
To find out more about the Fire Service and how we can help you with fire safety and other fire regulations.
This plan puts in place arrangements to enable the Gardaí, HSE and the Local Authorities to co-ordinate their efforts whenever a major emergency occurs.
Westmeath Water Safety is a voluntary body established to promote water safety in County Westmeath.