In 1619, in Charles City County, Virginia, the first Thanksgiving was held in the United States. Nearly 400 years later, we celebrate that day as the unofficial start of the holidays. While Arlington County Government offices, courts, libraries & facilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday, we want to remind you of all the great […]
The two jurisdictions advance the regional goals of inter-operability to better serve their communities.
Mark Fire Prevention Week by getting to know the Arlington County Fire Department and ways to ensure safety at home.
ARLINGTON, VA – The public is invited to join Arlington County public safety personnel at the third annual Police, Fire and Sheriff Block Party! This free, family-friendly event will take place on Saturday, August 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School located at 200 S. Carlin Springs Road. The Police, Fire […]
The Arlington County Fire Department is holding Operation FirePaws donation drive for the Animal Welfare League of Arlington.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department and the Arlington County Fire Department are partnering to conduct a book drive benefiting Arlington Public School students through the Everybody Wins! DC literacy program. Between March 15 and April 30 community members are asked to donate new books for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Donations […]
Hoarding conditions were found along with an apparent lack of smoke alarms in a south Arlington fire that left one person dead and another critically injured Sunday.
The County Board on Saturday approved the purchase of the final property needed to build a temporary fire station directly behind Fire Station No. 8, which is slated to be torn down and rebuilt at 4845 Lee Highway. The Board authorized paying $800,000 for 2215 North Culpepper Street. The County had already approved agreement of […]
Purchase of two properties that abut the Fire Station No. 8 site on Lee Highway will make it possible to put the temporary fire station there.
The County Board today accepted the County Manager’s recommendation to put a temporary fire station on the Wilson School site, after extensive public engagement and examination of two dozen potential sites.