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Glendale Road Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue On Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7:04 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a single family house, on fire, located in the 4300 block of Glendale Road in Woodbridge. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed fire showing from the rear of the home. Firefighters initiated attack and quickly extinguished the fire. Five of the …

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Practice T.L.C. to Help Prevent Auto Larceny

Provided by Prince William County Police Department In 2017, over 80% of the larcenies from automobiles were from unsecured vehicles, and over 60 weapons were stolen from these vehicles. Most thefts from motor vehicles are preventable. There are just a few things you need to do to prevent them. Once you realize the steps you need to take, we are counting on you …

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Annual Wreath Across America Day December 16

Provided by Arlington Tours Arlington National Cemetery Tours is proud to support Wreaths Across America and their mission of honoring our nation’s greatest heroes. On Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 and Jan. 20, 2018. On these two days, we’ll assist the organization at Arlington National Cemetery to place ribboned wreaths at the foot of every headstone in a touching ceremony that …

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2017 Holiday Sober Driving Campaign

Provided by Manassas City Police Department This holiday season, the Manassas City Police Department will be actively searching for drunk drivers around the clock. From Dec. 13-31, 2017, in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Manassas City Police Department, along with other local law enforcement agencies, will be participating in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled …

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Visiting for the Holidays – Be Sure to Childproof the Home

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue The Christmas holiday is an exciting time of year, with the anticipation of gifts yet to be opened, and spending time with family and friends tends to make the season more delightful. Holiday decorations, traveling, new toys, and visiting homes that may not be childproofed, can put your child in danger. Although parents think they’ll be …

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PulsePoint – Empowering Ordinary Citizens to Help Save Lives

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue You’ve learned CPR, and you are ready to help others. How do you put your training to good use? Like the majority of things these days, there’s an app for that too. Prince William County’s Department of Fire and Rescue is looking for individuals who know CPR to download PulsePoint, an app that notifies those nearby …

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Jury Duty Scam

Provided by Prince William County Police Have you received a phone call saying that you have missed jury duty? Recently, there have been incidents where scammers have called citizens, claiming they have failed to appear for jury duty and a warrant would be issued. These scammers, claiming to be deputies, use unregistered phone numbers and caller ID with masking/spoofing technology to make the call …

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Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Responds to Storefront Fire

Provided by Occoquan Woodbridge Lorton VFD Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a two-story commercial structure fire at 14339 Jefferson Davis Hwy. in Woodbridge early Saturday morning..  Crews arrived within minutes and reported smoke showing from the roof. Crews forcibly entered through front door and found fire on the first floor.  The source of the fire was found in …

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December is Safe Toys & Gift Month – Be Sure to Choose Wisely

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue During this time of the year, children become excited in anticipation of the toys they’ll receive from Santa, friends and family. But if the toys are not properly selected, toys chosen may cause injury, even death. According to a newly released report by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), last year an estimated 174,100 toy-related emergency department-treated …

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CWG Chapter Joins the Sgt. Mac Memorial Foundation Wreath-Laying Tribute

Provided by Colonel William Grayson Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution The Colonel William Grayson Chapter (CWG), Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution, joined hundreds of patriotic Americans at the annual wreath-laying ceremony at Quantico National Cemetery. This tribute is in honor of Sgt. Eric McColley, USMC. Evergreen wreaths with red bows were placed on over 11,000 graves of …

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