What to do in an emergency
Call 112 if someone's life, health, property or the environment are threatened or in danger.
If you have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact the emergency response centre through the emergency SMS service. You need to be registered for the service first.
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Call the number 112 in an emergency
Always call the emergency number 112 in urgent, genuine emergency situations, if someone's life, health, property or the environment are threatened.
What to do at the scene of an accident
When you arrive at the site of an accident, assess the situation and attempt to form a picture of what has happened.
All types of violence is classified as an offence under Finnish law. Any act of violence should be reported to the police immediately.
What to do in case of fire
In the event of a fire, saving human lives is a priority.
Falling into water
Fast action and careful consideration are needed when saving someone who has fallen in water. A drowning person may not wave their arms or call for help.
If a close person goes missing
The search for missing persons is initiated immediately if the missing person is a child, elderly person, or unable to care for themselves.