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This page will list grants awarded to New Kent Fire-Rescue from various sources, both public (federal and state government agencies) and private (businesses and non-governmental organizations).  In addition, this page will highlight the projects, equipment, training, etc. made possible by the availability of grant funding.

FEDERAL GRANTS

Program:  Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI); from the National Preparedness Directorate (NPD), United States Department of Homland Security (DHS) and administered by the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Emergency Management

Click Here to link to the homepage for the Central Virginia UASI

2008 MCI Trailer Project; $12,307.00 – used to purchase a Mass Cassualty Incident Trailer outfitted with response equipment and supplies

2008 Satellite Phone Project; will provide one Satellite phone set-up and subscription costs to be installed in the county Emergency Operations Center (EOC), for use during emergency situations, especially in instances where other means of communication (e.g., land-line and cellular) may be compromised

2009 Citizen Preparedness (CERT) Equipment; $3,750.00 - provided a dedicated computer, digital projecter, and potable projection screen to the county CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) to support training initiatives

2009 Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Equipment; $13,673.41 – used to purchase equipment to allow First Responders to operate at a Hazardous Materials Operations level

STATE GRANTS

Non-Governmental (Business | Non-Profits) Grants

Community Updates

Statewide 4 P.M. Burn Law in effect

Statewide 4 P.M. Burn Law in effect

Virginia’s 4 p.m. Burning Law is currently in effect across the Commonwealth.  This law prohibits open 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.  Frequently Asked Questions

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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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New Volunteer Orientations Announced

New Volunteer Orientations Announced

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.

The 2017 New Volunteer Member Orientations will be held on the following Wednesday dates: January 25th; March 29th; May 31st; July 26th; September 27th; and November 29th.  Attendance at only one of the orientations is required.  The start time and location for each date is 7:00 PM (please arrive early)  in the training room at Fire Station 1 (Providence Forge) located at 4315 North Courthouse Road, Providence Forge, VA 23140.

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Are You Ready?

Are You Ready?

September is National Preparedness Month. Pledge to Prepare by joining the National Preparedness Coalition now! Empower yourself and help coordinate preparedness activities for your family, neighbors and co-workers, and those with whom you may study or worship. On the linked page be sure to check out all the navigation buttons along the top row… About; Hazards; Activities; and Stories… and be sure to Create an Account.

Additional resources include the ReadyVA and Ready.gov websites

Is your Disaster Kit Stocked? Hurricane Sandy knocked out power to 8.5 million customers for seven days. Make sure your disaster kit is up-to-date and you have a plan in place for your family. Help others in your community take steps to prepare as well. Use this infographic to help you and your family stay safe before and after their power goes out and share this information with you friends and neighbors.

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