Are you prepared for the hurricane?
By now, you are well aware that Hurricane Irene is on its way toward Virginia. Since Governor Bob McDonnell declared a state of emergency yesterday, the Commonwealth of Virginia, Fairfax County and all public safety authorities have engaged their emergency preparedness plans.
At this time, no one can predict the extent of damage this Hurricane could cause in Fairfax County, but we can certainly do everything in our own control to be prepared. This is one of those times when the old clichÃ© is so meaningful: "Better to be safe than sorry!"
To help you through the next two days, listed below are important contact information as well as hurricane preparation tips for you and your family. Please be safe and let me know if you have any questions or need any help. My office is (703) 350-3911 .
Please save these important contact numbers on your mobile phone for quick access:
For ALL emergencies, please dial 9-1-1
Public Safety Non-Emergency: 703-691-2131
Fairfax County Emergency Information Line: 703-817-7771
Washington Gas: 1-800-752-7520 or 703-750-1400
Dominion Virginia Power outages and downed wires: 1-866-DOM-HELP (366-4357)
Road issues: VDOT: 1-800-FOR-ROAD (367-7623)
Check out these resources for helpful emergency preparedness hints:
-Downed Trees: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency/recover/tree-removal.htm
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