County Executive Declares Local State of Emergency
County Executive Anthony Griffin declared a local emergency for Fairfax County. All roads designated with signs as a “snow emergency route” are now being enforced – it is unlawful to park any vehicle on an emergency route or to impede traffic. The emergency routes can be found at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency/emergency-routes.htm.
A local state of emergency should not alarm residents to evacuate or take other actions than what’s already been shared. A local state of emergency also allows the county to apply for federal/state reimbursements if needed.
Griffin further explains what a local state of emergency means:
About Fairfax County Emergency InformationOfficial emergency information about preparedness, response and recovery from Fairfax County Government.
To report an emergency, call (preferred) or text 9-1-1 (voice and TTY). For non-emergencies, call 703-691-2131, TTY 703-877-3715.
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