Please see below for a list of links to Local, State & Government Agencies.
- Official Web site of New Kent County
- New Kent County Street Map Book
- New Kent County Community Calendar
- New Kent County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Access Page
- New Kent County Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Site
- Hanover Fire & EMS
- 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:
- 1. Get a Kit – pdf checklist of key items every kit should include;
- 2. Make a Plan – pdf form focused on the basic information that should be included any emergency plan;
- 3. Stay Informed- pdf guidelines for being informed and receiving alerts, including via a weather radio
- 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
- 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.
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
- Virginia Dominion Power Customer Service
- Virginia Dominion Power Storm Center
- Customers can keep up with the weather, real-time electric outage maps and restoration information, safety tips and much more.
- CSX Railroad Contact Us Webpage. Report a Railroad Emergency: 1-800-232-0144
- National Weather Service for New Kent County, VA
National Weather Service Watches, Warnings or Advisories for New Kent County
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Safety Information
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
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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New Kent Fire-Rescue
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New Kent, Virginia 23124