The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a lot of hurricane information available online:
FEMA also has created a list of Twitter accounts posting updates about Irene:
Some other helpful tips from FEMA:
- Irene may cause flooding or flash flooding – avoid flooded areas and roads. Turn around, don’t drown.
- Safety tips on your phone available at http://m.fema.gov.
- For severe weather watches/warnings in your area: http://www.weather.gov or on your phone at http://mobile.weather.gov.
- Receive text message updates from Twitter accounts posting Irene updates. Text follow and your acct name to 40404 (Twitter’s number).
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.
- There are no active watches, warnings or advisories
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Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
Earlier this afternoon, Fire Chief Richard Bowers announced his retirement to the men and women of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department. Following his announcement, he sent the following message to all personnel. Good afternoon Fairfax County Fire and Rescue personnel! I have proudly and honorably served in the Fire and Rescue profession for almost 41 […]
The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is pleased to announce that Lieutenant Marc Davidson, Training Academy, has been selected as recipient of the 2017 Governor’s Fire Service Award for Firefighter of the Year. The Governor’s Fire Service Awards were established as a formal recognition of excellence in Virginia’s Fire Services. Lieutenant Davidson was recognized […]
On Tuesday, February 13 at approximately 3:12 p.m., units were dispatched for a reported townhouse fire in the 8500 block of Jeffersonian Court in the Tysons section of Fairfax County. Units arrived on scene to find smoke showing from a second floor window to the rear of a two-story, middle unit townhouse. Crews found, and quickly […]
Fairfax County Police Department News
Fair Oaks Police District – Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying three individuals they believe are responsible for a burglary that took place yesterday around 12:50 p.m. in the 5300 block of Poplar Valley Court in Centreville. Three males were seen running across Stringfellow Road near Autumn Willow Drive where they jumped […]
SULLY DISTRICT STATION ROBBERY: 5047 Westfields Boulevard (Subway), 2/15/18, 9:00 p.m. A man entered the store and displayed a hand gun demanding money. The suspect took cash and ran away. There were no injuries. The suspect was described as Hispanic, 5 feet 2 inches to 5 feet 4 inches tall, average build, and wearing all black […]
Sully Police District – Our homicide detectives were able to confirm the identity of the body found in Centreville on Wednesday as 17-year-old Matthew Ortega, during an autopsy at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. The autopsy results are pending. Due to the ongoing criminal investigation, at this point we are only confirming Ortega […]