FF Michael Buchanan Benefit Concert

FF Michael Buchanan Benefit Concert

Mike Buchanan, a Firefighter/EMT with the Charles City Volunteer Fire/Rescue Department who also volunteers with the Providence Forge Volunteer Rescue Squad was seriously injured while responding to a fire call in Charles City County on May 20th.  Please head on out to Rockahock on Saturday, June 9th @ 1PM to support this benefit concert for Mike and enjoy an afternoon of music, fun, friendship, and fellowship.

Community Updates

2014 CPR Classes

2014 CPR Classes

NKFR is offering CPR instruction each month in 2014 on the second (2nd) Saturday of each month.  Any interested persons should contact Brandon Jenkins via email at bcjenkins@newkent-va.us. These CPR classes will run from 8:00 AM to 4:00 pM.  Click this link to view a PDF Class Schedule for dates and locations of classes.

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2014 Resolve to Be Ready

2014 Resolve to Be Ready

Online Resources to Learn More Information

→ FEMA’s Resolve to Be Ready campaign webpage
To learn about these tools in Spanish: Propóngase estar listo en el año 2014
→ FEMA’s Resolve to Be Ready online PDF template “Family Communication”; a form-fillable/printable document for recording important relevent family member contact information
→ FEMA’s Resolve to Be Ready “Emergency Checklist” (printable PDF)

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FireSafe Family VA App

FireSafe Family VA App

ANNOUNCING!
FireSafe Family VA presented by Virginia’s Department of Fire Programs

A new home fire safety mobile application available as a free download for your iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices. Download your free copy today!

Use the links below for more information:

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New Kent adds CodeRED® Emergency Notification Service

New Kent adds CodeRED® Emergency Notification Service

Register today for New Kent County’s rapid emergency notification system to be, and keep, informed in the event of a weather-related emergency, a missing child alert or any other emergency situation affecting/impacting our area. Registering your contact information takes little time and can be done securely from New Kent’s Community Notification Enrollment webpage. With the 2013 tornado season already very active and the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season just now starting, be proactive and enroll in CodeRED® to ensure you’re in the know when an emergency strikes.

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Ready Virginia Mobile App

Ready Virginia Mobile App

Be Mobile Ready

The Ready Virginia mobile app, created by the Virginia Department of Emergency Management is an interactive tool that makes it easier than ever to be prepared for emergencies.  The free app for iPhone® and Android™ devices provides emergency planning and guidance and other robust features not previously available in any mobile application.

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Become a Volunteer in 2014

Become a Volunteer in 2014

Volunteer Orientation Information

Interested in volunteering with New Kent Fire-Rescue Fire?  Fill out a Volunteer Application and then join us at our monthly orientation.

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Virginia 4 PM Burn Law

Virginia 4 PM Burn Law

The Commonwealth’s 4 p.m. Burning Law is currently in effect across Virginia.  This law prohibits burning before 4 p.m. each day (Feb. 15 – April 30) if the fire is in, or within 300 feet of, woodland, brushland or fields containing dry grass or other flammable materials.  Click this link for Frequently Asked Questions.

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Phone: (804)966-9618
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