Useful Links

Please see below for a list of links to Local, State & Government Agencies.

Local:

State:

  • Ready Virginia
    Ready Virginia is a statewide public education effort to prepare Virginians for all hazards, including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks. The Ready Virginia Web site is a central, authoritative resource for preparedness information for all Virginians.  The three key areas of preparedness are 1. Get a Kit | 2. Make a Plan | 3. Stay Informed.  In an effort to assist citizens jumpstart emergency preparedness for themselves and their familys, NKFR is pleased to provide the following links to some of Ready Virginia’s organizations forms:

  • Virginia Department of Emergency Management
    The Virginia Department of Emergency Management – Protecting the lives and property of Virginia’s citizens from emergencies and disasters by coordinating the state’s emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery efforts.
  • VA Office of Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
    The Office of EMS provides support EMS providers, firefighters, rescue workers, and other emergency medical agencies and organizations
  • VA Department of Fire Programs (VDFP)
    VDFP coordinates and delivers fire emergency services education and training programs for the fire and emergency response community, public, law enforcement and industry for the purpose of protecting and defending the commonwealth against the loss of life and property.
  • State Fire Marshal’s Office at VDFP
  • Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code

 

Government:

  • U.S. Fire Administration for Citizens
    USFA.DHS.gov is the official Web site of the U.S. Fire Administration and the National Fire Academy. Here you will find training and educational opportunities for the Fire Service and allied organizations. Also available are fire statistics, public fire education campaign materials, and information on funding opportunities.
  • USA.gov
    As the U.S. government’s official web portal, USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web.
  • Regional Preparedness Advisory Committee (RPAC-I, Region 1)
    Note: This is a restricted site link requiring a username and password and is intended only for authorized local government agency stakeholders

Other:

Community Updates

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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Heat Safety

Heat Safety

Heat is one of the leading weather-related killer in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year.  Use the following weblinks to learn more about the dangers of extreme heat and steps you can take to stay safe when working and playing in our summer weather.

National Weather Service; HEAT: A Major Killer

FEMA’s Ready.gov website:  EXTREME HEAT

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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.

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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