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.”
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This report is published every weekday, except county holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Some incidents may appear a day or two after the occurrence. The report contains selected crimes, including animal-related incidents and property […]
A juvenile male allegedly involved in the robbery has been arrested and charged with two felony offenses; one count of abduction and one count of robbery. Major Crimes Division detectives are actively continuing their investigation. If anyone has information they are asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text […]