The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in France.
Alongside 112, the following emergency numbers are available:
- 15 – medical emergency
- 17 – police
- 18 – fire brigade
- 115 – social emergency
- 119 – abused children
- 116000 – missing children
- 114 – National centre for emergency calls for deaf and people with hearing problems.
It is not possible to call 112 from a mobile phone without a SIM card.
In addition to French, the calls can be answered in 40 languages thanks to the help of interpreters.