Why Do We Use The Number 999?

What number is 999 for?

Police – 999; Fire – 999.

Police – 911; Ambulance – 992; Fire – 993; Mobile phones – 112.

Police – 995; Ambulance – 994; Fire – 993; Mobile phones – 112..

What happens if u dial 999?

When you call 999, an operator asks which service you require. If you remain silent and it’s an emergency, you’ll be asked to cough or make some other audible sound without speaking. The answer is to dial ’55’.

When to call 111 or 999?

999 is for emergencies and 111 is for non-emergencies. Find out when to call each number.

What does a text to 999 999 9999 mean?

Any 999-999-9999 will appear when a text or call cannot be captured. In your case, as these are text messages, this number could have been a shortcode, or a number that is longer than 10-digits (such as an automated text).