Firefighters in London have received 999 calls about a lost pair of false teeth, a phone which fell into a toilet - and a spider crawling on a pillow.
London Fire Brigade revealed some of the strangest requests it had received recently in a bid to cut down on the number of flippant or obviously non-emergency calls.
Here are some the calls the LFB has received:
Senior Officer Dave Brown said:
The Brigade said it had received around 100 unnecessary 999 calls a week in the past year.