Storm Update; Telecommunications Outage Affecting 9-1-1

The Fairfax County Emergency Operations Center has been activated. There is a regionwide outage of telecommunications that includes 9-1-1 service, cell phone service, landline service and the ability to text. In the event of an emergency, residents are directed to go to a local fire or police station to report the emergency.

The public safety and public service radio system are fully operational. Police and fire are receiving communications.