November “Emergency Preparedness” Newsletter
Posted at 2:53 p.m.
This month’s issue of the “Emergency Preparedness” (PDF) newsletter, produced by the Emergency Management office, is now available online.
Check it out for articles on:
- Winter preparedness and how the El Niño is challenging the forecast.
- Fire safety tips.
- How-to information on making sure you have what you need to take care of your pets during a disaster.
- “Marcelo’s Minute,” which this month focuses on what to do when the lights go out.
The newsletter is produced every month and offers emergency preparedness news and information. If you’d like to receive the newsletter by email, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/email/lists and go to the “Emergency Management” section, then select the circle next to “Emergency Preparedness news and resources” under the “Start” column — click the subscribe button, then scroll to the bottom of the list and click “Continue.”
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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Verizon Wireless is experiencing an outage affecting 9-1-1 and ten digit dialing. Fairfax County residents can text 9-1-1 from a Verizon phone as an alternate. Updates on the situation will be available on the county’s social media channels. For those who do not know how to text-to-911. Great info on how in video below.
The Fourth of July would not be the same without those breathtaking fireworks. However, tragedy can strike within seconds when fireworks are not properly and safely used. Thousands of people are injured each year in the United States due to fireworks. Consider the following safety tips when using permissible fireworks: Keep all bystanders at least […]
On Thursday, June 14, at approximately 8:31 p.m., units from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue and Fort Belvoir Fire and Emergency Services Department responded to a reported building fire in the 8000 block of Rolling Road in the Newington area of Fairfax County. Units arrived on scene and reported fire showing from the rear of […]
Fairfax County Police Department News
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SULLY DISTRICT STATION ROBBERY: 6700 block of Stone Maple Terrace, 6/19/2018, 2:15 am. The victim heard a noise in his backyard. When he went to investigate, he found a black man with a handgun pointed at him demanding money. The victim told him he did not have any money. The suspect then ran away. The […]