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Arlington County Fire Department

‘Small explosions’ bring out local, state, federal response

The Arlington County fire marshal and agencies at the local, state and federal levels are investigating a series of small explosions that occurred on Oct. 9, and are asking local residents with information to contact police. At 12:45 a.m., the...

Community event to mark Fire Prevention Week

The Arlington County Fire Department’s annual open-house events will be consolidated into a single location this year, with timed-entry tickets available. The event, to mark Fire Prevention Week, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Fire-Training Academy, 2800...

Construction work accelerates on county fire station

Work continues on construction of the new Fire Station #8 along Langston Boulevard in Arlington. Crews have started digging the foundation of the new structure, county officials said on Aug. 8, and are slated to begin laying underground piping for...

Fairlington still awaiting word on future use of firehouse

As Santa Claus made a triumphant return to the Fairlington community on Dec. 11, leaders there were hoping that there would be a special gift – if not exactly under the tree on Dec. 25, at least somewhere on...

Firefighters move into temporary station as new facility looms

It was “moving day” – more likely the culmination of many of them – at Arlington’s Fire Station #8 last week. On Dec. 6, personnel moved into a temporary facility on North Culpeper Street near Langston Boulevard/Lee Highway, just behind...

More transport options arrive for Arlington EMS patients

Medicare and Medicaid patients needing medical care through Arlington’s emergency-medical system now have more options for their ultimate destination. The Arlington County Fire & Rescue Department on April 16 launched participation in the federal government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

Future of old Fairlington fire station still up in air

A community process to determine the future of Fairlington’s 1940s-era, one-bay fire station has been on hold during the COVID crisis, but may be tackled later in the year, a top community leader says. The Arlington government in late 2018...
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