Four Ways to Prepare For Irene
Four things you can do today to prepare for Hurricane Irene:
1.) Remove dead limbs on trees that could fall on your property.
2.) Plan to secure all outdoor furniture, decorations, garbage cans and anything else that is not tied down.
3.) Assemble an emergency preparedness kit (with food and supplies!) and make a communications plan. You can use Northern Virginia’s new emergency planner for help: www.readynova.org
4.) Pay close attention to weather forecasts for the latest storm track. We will provide guidance as needed.
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Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
On Tuesday, May 22 at approximately 12:07 a.m., units were dispatched for a reported restaurant fire in the 1900 block of Chain Bridge Road in the Tysons Corner section of Fairfax County. Units arrived on scene of a one-story, restaurant and found a fire that had been extinguished by three fire sprinklers. No occupant or […]
Each Memorial Day weekend, swimming pools around the area open for the summer season. Also, families head toward the ocean shoreline, rivers and lakes to vacation and participate in a variety of water activities. With that in mind, your Fairfax County Firefighters and Paramedics ask that you take a moment to review the helpful water […]
The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is pleased to announce the following uniformed and civilian promotions. Acting Capacity Promotions Caussin Jr., John has been promoted to Acting Fire Chief Roatch, Richard has been promoted to Acting Assistant Chief The following individual has been promoted to Captain II: Devlin, Andrew The following individuals have been […]
Fairfax County Police Department News
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Detectives this afternoon are investigating an in-custody death of a 68-year-old inmate at the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center (ADC). The man was found unconscious in his cell late this morning, and CPR was attempted, but unsuccessful. The medical examiner will examine the body, but preliminarily, there are no signs of foul play. The inmate […]
Carlos Huajardo Perez A counselor has been charged with simple assault involving one of his clients. Detectives began investigating Carlos Huajardo Perez , 68, of Bristow, last month after a family member of the 16-year-old girl reported instances of unwanted touching on two separate occasions. The girl was receiving home-based mental health services at the […]