Definition of 'emergency service'
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The driver called police and emergency services. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Emergency services were called after reports that she was on the wrong side of the barriers. The Sun (2016)He set the scene to make it appear that she was the victim of a cooking accident and he then called the emergency services. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The men managed to reach the shore and emergency services were called at about 7.30pm on Sunday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Emergency services were called to the shared semi on Thursday afternoon following reports of an out-of-control dog. The Sun (2016)He found her dead at 6am the following morning but did not call emergency services for 25 minutes. The Sun (2016)They called the emergency services but attempts to revive her failed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is unclear who called the emergency services. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was knocked to the floor and emergency services were called. The Sun (2016)He called the emergency services as the second dog continued to circle the postman. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Staff failed to call the emergency services for more than an hour while they tried to douse the blames and senior managers fled. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Emergency services were called to the detached property at 4.30am yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Emergency services reported 999 calls from people who had the insects flying into their hair. The Sun (2009)But he admitted he did not try to ask for her consent - or call the emergency services. The Sun (2008)I just shouted to call emergency services. The Sun (2010)The family called the emergency services but within minutes the vehicle was being swept along as people watched, unable to help. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His partner was then unable to wake him and there was blood around his nose and mouth, so she called the emergency services. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He approached a member of the public and asked to be taken to hospital, but the man refused and called the emergency services. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Distraught, terrified and bleeding, they sought refuge in a local school and the emergency services were called. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Istanbul residents have a new number on their list of emergency services: a 24-hour hotline for victims of police violence. Times, Sunday Times (2012)While I stood behind the crash barrier to call the emergency services, the traffic raced past on both sides of the vehicle. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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