National Preparedness Month: Hurricanes and Inclement Weather
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Hurricanes can bring heavy rain, high winds and power outages can occur. Flooding, downed power lines, uprooted trees and flooded vehicles are all possible.
To stay safe, make sure you have an emergency kit prepared and listen to any and all messages from emergency response personnel.
To stay safe from hurricanes and inclement weather, be sure to sign up for severe weather alerts from Fairfax Alerts (www.fairfaxcounty.gov/alerts).
Learn more about preparing for hurricanes, as well as all hazards, on our emergency information Web page.
About Fairfax County Emergency InformationOfficial emergency information about preparedness, response and recovery from Fairfax County Government.
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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Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department is pleased to announce the following uniformed and civilian promotions. The following individual has been promoted to Captain I: Phillips, Matthew The following individuals have been promoted to Lieutenant: Peverill, Laurie Wood, Brian The following individual has been promoted to Technician: Dussia, Ryan The following individual has achieved […]
On Sunday, July 15 at approximately 2:33 a.m., units from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue and the City of Alexandria Fire Department were dispatched for a reported high-rise fire in the 5000 block of Mount Eagle Drive in the Huntington area of Fairfax County. Units arrived on the scene of a fifteen-story, condo type building […]
By Kendall Warner, PIO Intern Last week, 18 girls from high schools around the area participated in the second Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department Girls Fire and Rescue Academy Camp. Throughout the week, the girls participated in a range of activities such as learning how to perform a tracheotomy, extinguish a car fire, exercise […]
Fairfax County Police Department News
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McLean District Station – Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who attempted to burglarize a home in the 1300 block of Alps Drive in McLean. He attempted to force entry without success. The incident occurred on July 10 around 2 a.m. The suspect is an older black male, approximately 6 feet tall, […]
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