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Emergency information for Leeds
This page will be activated in the event of a major emergency in Leeds city centre
Welcome to the BBC Leeds Emergencies page.

This page has been set up in association with Leeds City Council to provide a means of communication in the event of a major emergency in the city centre.


Leeds City Council
West Yorkshire Police
West Yorkshire Fire Service

Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Yorkshire Electricity
Yorkshire Water
NHS Direct
Environment Agency

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Here is advice and help using information from the council’s emergency planning team and service providers.

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If you are coming to us now looking for help with a personal or domestic emergency, the following numbers and websites may be of use to you.

Fire, Police and Ambulance
Dial 999 only if there is a crime in progress or a danger to life.

West Yorkshire Fire Service

West Yorkshire Police
0845 606 0606 for non-emergencies

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

NHS Direct
0845 4647 for information and advice on health matters

Environment Agency
0845 988 1188 for information on floods and flood warnings
0800 807060 for reporting pollution and environmental damage

Transco for gas emergencies and reporting leaks
0800 111 999

Yorkshire Electricity
0800 375 675 for emergency calls and supply failures

Yorkshire Water
0845 1242424 for all emergencies

Leeds City Council
0113 234 8080 for access to all council services during office hours
0113 376 0499 for emergency calls out of hours

Leeds Samaritans
Confidential emotional support line.
Call 0113 245 6789 or 08457 90 90 90

UK Resilience
A website linking to a number of government and non-government resources concerning emergency situations in the UK.

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites.

On the BBC

Remember that in an emergency there would also be information on BBC Radio Leeds. The station can be heard in Leeds on 92.4 and 103.9 FM, 774 AM and on Digital Radio.

You can also now listen to BBC Radio Leeds live online via this website. Go to the homepage and look for the red button on the right hand side of the page that says "BBC Local Radio: Listen Live"

Look North would also carry information on BBC One.

In you have any comments or queries about our emergency service please call us on
0113 224 7024 or email

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