Heat Visits Us Again Friday
Posted 9:59 a.m.
Another heat advisory is in effect from noon to 7 p.m. today. The heat index will be over 100 degrees. Yesterday on this blog, we shared four simple ways we can keep ourselves and each other safe.
One of those ways to keep our whole community safe, including our furry friends, is to never leave pets unattended in vehicles. The image below helps illustrate and our animal control officers provide more tips to protect our pets in the heat.
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- Dense Fog Advisory issued February 24 at 5:46AM EST until February 24 at 11:00AM EST by NWS February 24, 2018...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING... * VISIBILITIES...One quarter mile or less at times. * IMPACTS...Limited visibilities will make travel very difficult.
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Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
A question that may sometimes pop up for our paramedics and firefighters: can kids have high blood pressure? The answer – yes! During this Heart Health month of February, the paramedics and firefighters of FCFRD want you to take a moment and watch this very informative, and short, video from our friends at the American […]
On Tuesday, February 20, the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department has received, in cooperation with the Fairfax County Police Department, a piece of the Pentagon limestone from September 11. We have also received a piece of slate roof tile from that day. These two items will be part of a joint Fire and Police […]
February is Heart Health Month. Unfortunately, strokes do happen. It is important that you and your loved ones know and recognize the warning signs of a stroke as every second counts! Please take a moment to review the below tips from our friends at the American Heart Association. If you think you or a loved […]
Fairfax County Police Department News
Fox Attacks Man, Cat, and Dog in the Mount Vernon District Before Running Off; Animal Protection Police Ask Public to Call in Possible Sightings
Mount Vernon Police District – A man, a cat, and a dog were bit by a fox last night on William and Mary Drive in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. Animal Protection Police initially responded to the 2300 block around 9:09 for a report of a man bit by a fox. After biting […]
SULLY DISTRICT STATION BURGLARY: 13807 Poplar Tree Road (St. Timothy Catholic Church), 2/22/18 around 3:45 a.m. A church was broken into and items were reported missing. LARCENIES: None reported STOLEN VEHICLES: None reported MOUNT VERNON DISTRICT STATION LARCENIES: 2500 block of Parkers Lane, license plate from vehicle 7700 block of Richmond Highway, tools from business […]
SULLY DISTRICT STATION ROBBERY: 5000 Westone Plaza (Sunoco), 2/21/18, 11:55 p.m. A man dressed in all black entered the store and demanded the money. The clerk refused and a hand gun was shown. The man then took cash from the register and ran out of the store. LARCENIES: 14100 block of Saint Germain Drive, cell […]