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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Fairfax County Police Department News
Officers charged a 47-year-old Springfield area man after a pursuit that began around 10:40 a.m. on Friday, November 27. A 1999 Toyota Camary was reportedly impeding the flow of traffic on Old Keene Mill Road and an officer attempted to make a traffic stop. The driver ignored the officer’s order to stop and fled. Virginia State Police assisted officers […]
A 47-year-old Fairfax man was struck and seriously injured while crossing Sunset Hills Road in Reston on Friday, November 27. The man was walking eastbound on the sidewalk of Sunset Hills Road prior to Isaac Newton Square West at around 10:50 a.m. when he stepped into the road to cross. He was struck by a […]
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 […]
Members of the department’s “Christmas Anti-Theft Team” (CATT) apprehended four men who were working together to make fraudulent purchases with stolen credit card information. On Monday, November 23, around 9:20 p.m., CATT officers were contacted by employees of the Apple store, inside Tysons Corner Mall. The officers determined there were two men inside the store […]
The flight crew aboard Fairfax 1 observed smoke in the vicinity of Lee Highway and Ox Road on Sunday, November 1, around 3:30 a.m., as they were returning to base from a burglary call in the Mason Police District. Utilizing the infrared camera (FLIR), they located a significant heat source coming from a residence located […]