Emergency Services Contacts in Mesa
Whether you live in Mesa or are just visiting, it is always a good idea to have a list of contacts in the event that you have some kind of an emergency. Here is a list of agencies that can be contacted in the event of different emergencies. Each agency has its own area of expertise, which is why it is important to have a list of unique contacts. Of course, if you are dealing with a life or death emergency, it is always best to call 9-1-1 and receive immediate assistance and further instructions.
While most people know to call 9-1-1 when they have an emergency, it can be difficult to find the non-emergency number for the police. The non-emergency phone number is (480) 644-2211 and police headquarters are located at 123 N. Centennial Way, Suite 207.
Poison control is the agency for one to contact when you suspect someone has come in contact with poison or some unknown dangerous substance. While they do not have a location in town, they are in Phoenix. Their address 901 E. Willetta St. # 200, Phoenix, AZ and the phone number is (602) 253-3334.
One of the most important phone numbers for anyone in the city to have is the fire department. You can certainly call 9-1-1 when something is burning, but there is also a separate number and address. The fire department is located at 845 N. Alma School Rd. and the phone number is (480) 644-4856.
While there is no FBI in town, it is located nearby in Phoenix. In the event of suspected or imminent terrorism, threats to public safety, gang violence or organized crime, contact the FBI. The office is located at 21711 N. 7th St., Phoenix and the phone number is (623) 466-1999.
Animal control is the agency that deals with dangerous animals, neglected, abused, or wild animals. It is located at 20 E. Main St., Suite 250. The phone number is (480) 644-2268.
Mountain rescue, also known as search and rescue is a very important organization to contact. It operates out of Phoenix and the mailing address is PO Box 26478, Phoenix, AZ. The easiest way to contact them by phone is to call 9-1-1. In the event that someone is stranded while hiking in the desert or climbing a mountain, it is important to get help right away due to the extreme desert heat. A visit to www.mesa.com is a great resource if looking for City of Mesa resources or fun things to do in the city.