Emergency Services & Utilities

Emergency Services and other Utilities 

This page provides important electrical safety information for the emergency services:

  • An Garda Síochána 
  • Fire Service 
  • Ambulance Service 

And important electrical safety information for national utility providers: 

  • Gas Networks Ireland
  • Irish Water 
  • Eir

Contact with live electrical equipment is extremely dangerous and can be fatal. Electrocution can arise either from direct contact or due to step voltage. 

Always assume that all overhead electricity wires, stations or other electrical equipment is live until it has been confirmed by ESB Networks that the power has been switched off and it is safe.

ESB 24 Hr. Emergency Contact Numbers

ESB Networks 24 Hr. Emergency No: 1800 372 999 or +353 21 2382410.

Emergency Services Video


ESB Networks Danger Sign

Black and yellow danger sign, including emergency phone numbers.

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