News Flash

Posted on: November 27, 2019

Holiday Fire Safety

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  • Only use decorations that are flame-retardant or not flammable.
  • Check holiday lights each year for frayed wires or excessive wear.
  • Don’t link more than three strands of holiday lights.
  • Never leave a burning candle unattended. Consider using battery-operated ...
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Emergency Management
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Winter Weather Safety

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Before, during and after a winter storm, roads and walkways may become extremely dangerous or impassable.Access to critical community services such as public transportation, child care, healthcare providers and schools may be limited. Preparing your home,...

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FEMA winter storm prep guide Emergency Management
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Know Your Zone

Know Your Zone

On June 1, 2017, Virginia launched new tiered evacuation zones for coastal Virginia developed in close cooperation with local emergency managers throughout Hampton Roads, the Northern Neck, the Middle Peninsula, and the Eastern Shore. These zones are base...

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Emergency Management