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Emergencies overview

Emergency telephone numbers

Life saving requests must be made to 999

We have an out of hours numbers that can be used 24/7. You will be asked to leave a message. A member of staff who can help will then call you back.

Either of these numbers can be called in the case of emergency only:

Kendal and Eastern Area:  0870 428 6905

Lakes, Ulverston & Western Area:  0870 428 6906

Information to help you prepare for an emergency is available on the  Cumbria County Council Resilience Forum.

The new emergency planning guide for Cumbrian households is now available to download from the ACT website. 


Business continuity information can help with emergency planning for businesses.

Find out more

Telephone: 01539 733 333