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Emergency Services

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. 

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About Westmeath Fire Service

The four Fire Brigades in Westmeath are Mullingar, Kilbeggan, Castlepollard, and Athlone Fire Brigades.

Major Emergency Plan

A plan to provide for the protection, support and welfare of the public in times of emergency.

Civil Defence

Volunteer based professional organisation providing emergency response and community support services

Fire safety in the community

Information and advice on staying safe, including flooding, winter and outdoor safety.

Fire safety in the home

Fire safety in the home

Fire stations in Westmeath

All fire stations managed by Westmeath County Council and how to find your nearest fire station is in Westmeath

Water safety

Westmeath Water safety Area Committee is affiliated to Irish Water Safety, the statutory body established to promote water safety in Ireland


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Building Control

Commencement Notices and Disability Access Certificates

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