Emergency numbers

How to seek,
offer help

Anyone with information about the Boston Marathon explosions is asked to call Boston police at 800-494-TIPS or 800-CALL-FBI, and choose prompt three.

Anyone searching for family members is asked to call the mayor’s hotline at 617-635-4500 or visit


Anyone searching for a place to stay, or with any other emergency questions, is asked to call the American Red Cross at 800-564-1234.

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