The Emergency Response Centre (ERC) is a national centre that responds to emergency calls and emergency requests. ERC manages emergency calls to the general emergency number 112 throughout Lithuania. The number 112 is for rescue – fire, emergency medical assistance, police. This integrated emergency number allows you to contact all emergency services in Lithuania, but also in all 27 EU Member States as well as some non-EU and non-European countries, free of charge by telephone, payphone or mobile phone. ERC operates 24/7.