Valuable Emergency and non-emergency contact information for the area for numerous types of needs including utilities, animal management, donations, public works, FEMA and more.


EMERGENCIES (EMS, Fire, Police, Utility) 911
American Red Cross, Greater Buffalo Chapter 886-7500
Crisis Services of Buffalo/WNY 834-3131
Erie County Health Department 849-8444
Erie County Water Authority 858-7690
Erie County Water Authority (after hours emergency) 684-0900
FEMA Disaster Assistance 800-745-0243
FEMA General Inquiry 800-621-3362
Lancaster Building Department / Code Enforcement 684-4171
Lancaster Central Schools (Administration) 686-3200
Lancaster Dog Control Office (M-F, 9am-5pm) 683-5129  
683-2800 (after hours)
Lancaster Fire Department Station 1 (Broadway) 683-1903
Lancaster Fire Department Station 2 (West Drullard) 683-2602
Lancaster Office of Emergency Management 601-1099
Lancaster Police Department 683-2800
Lancaster Village Department of Public Works (DPW) 683-1028
Lancaster Village Clerk 683-2105
Lancaster Village Fire Inspector 601-1099
Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps 683-3282
National Fuel Emergency 800-444-3130
National Fuel General Inquiries (M-F, 7am-6pm) 686-6123
NYSEG For status of restoration efforts 800-572-1131
NYS Emergency Management Office (SEMO) 518-292-2200
SPCA (after hours emergency) 712-0251
SPCA (after hours wildlife emergency) 556-0076
WNY Poison Center 800-222-1222