Here are some important phone numbers to keep handy, in the event of an emergency:
9-1-1, for police, fire, and rescue (life-threatening emergencies only, please)
Public Safety Non-Emergency: 703-691-2131
Fairfax County Emergency Information Line: 703-817-7771
Dominion Virginia Power: 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357)
Washington Gas: 1-800-752-7520
Fairfax Water: 703-698-5800
Verizon Customer Service: 1-800-VERIZON (837-4966)
Cox Customer Service: 703-378-8422
Fairfax County Stormwater Management Division: 703-877-2800
Fairfax County Wastewater Collection Division Trouble Response Center: 703-323-1211
Also remember to have your cellular phones and portable electronics fully charged before the storm hits.
Additional emergency preparedness information can be found at:
Please take precautions now to keep you and your family (and pets) safe.
Penelope A. Gross
Mason District Supervisor