Toronto North Emergency Services
|If this is an emergency call 9-1-1
Toronto is one of the safest cities in North America thanks to the professionalism and dedication of our emergency service agencies.
|York Region Police Service|
|York Region Police Department
17250 Yonge Street
L3Y 4W5Toll Free Number 1-866-8POLICE
|Vaughan Fire Rescue Services|
|City of Vaughan Fire Department
70 Tigi Court
Fire Administration Inquiries:
Fire Prevention Inquiries
|York Region Emergency Medical Services|
|York Region Emergency Medical Services Branch
520 Cane Parkway
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8T51-877-800-7924For more information on other York Region Health Services please call Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653 (toll free).
|Toronto Police Service|
|Toronto Police Service
40 College Street
M5G 2J3Main switchboard:
|Toronto Fire Services|
|Toronto Fire Services
4330 Dufferin Street
M3H 5R9General inquiry:
|Toronto Emergency Medical Services|
|Toronto Emergency Medical Services
4330 Dufferin Street
M3H 5R9Main switchboard:
In an emergency seconds count! When police, fire, or medical emergencies occur, call 9-1-1. Trained emergency call takers will provide you with the information and assistance you need.
When should you call 9-1-1?
Call 9-1-1 during any emergency where people or property are at risk.
What you should know when dialing 9-1-1
- at home, you can dial 9-1-1 direct
- at a business or other location, you may need to dial an outside line before dialing 9-1-1
- at a pay phone, dial 9-1-1, the call is free
- when using a cellular phone be prepared to give the exact location of the emergency, the call is free
- for TTY access (Telephone Device for the Deaf) press the spacebar announcer key repeatedly until a response is received
- if the caller does not speak English, they must stay on the line while the call taker contacts our telephone translations service.
What you can do to help 9-1-1 help you!
Remain calm and speak clearly. Identify which emergency service you require (police, fire, or ambulance) and be prepared to provide the following information:
- a description of what is happening
- the location
- your name, address and telephone number
Please remain on the line to provide additional information if requested to do so by the call taker.
DO NOT HANG UP UNTIL THE CALL TAKER TELLS YOU TO DO SO.
Remember, it is important to have your house numbers visible from the street. This will assist emergency personnel in finding you as quickly as possible.