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Save: Important Hurricane Numbers For Fairfax County

County also posting updates via social media as Hurricane Sandy approaches

Save: Important Hurricane Numbers For Fairfax County

As the East Coast Oakton residents should keep these numbers, websites and pages on hand during and after the storm.


Follow Oakton Patch on Facebook, and on Twitter using these links. 

Get updates from towns across Northern Virginia with Patch's Northern Virginia Hurricane Page on Facebook.



    Sign up for Fairfax County Emergency Alerts via email or text

    Fairfax County also has a new emergency information blog.


    Follow the county on Facebook, or on Twitter using this link.

      Phone numbers

      Downed Trees: For more information on tree removal services after the storm

      Adjacent to Public Roads

      • Contact Virginia Department of Transportation at 1-800-FOR-ROAD, TTY 711.

      On County Parkland

      • Contact Fairfax County Park Authority at 703-324-8594, TTY 703-324-3988.

      Posing Hazard to Public Areas

      • Contact Fairfax County Urban Forestry at 703-324-1770, TTY 703-324-1877.

      Private Property

      • Removal is the property owner's responsibility. Be aware of the risk of chain saw injury during tree removal. Use a chain saw safely to clear debris.

      Non-emergency information

      The Fairfax County Non-Emergency number (703-691-2131) should be used for non-emergency or routine public safety request for assistance. However, if you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.


      • Fairfax Water at 703-698-5800, TTY 703-698-7025. After hours, call 703-698-5613, TTY 711


      • Rising water that threatens your safety, call 9-1-1
      • Storm flooding during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.), call 703-877-2800, TTY 711
      • For after-hours storm flooding emergencies that are not life threatening, call 703-323-1211, TTY 703-239-8498, and state that you are reporting a storm sewer emergency
      • For sanitary sewer flooding, call 703-323-1211, TTY 703-239-8498
      • If you have damp walls or floors, contact a water removal or restoration company

      Sewer Breaks or Back-ups

      • Call the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services at 703-323-1211 or 703-250-2003, TTY 703-239-8489

      Septic System

      Phone, Cable, and Internet Service

      • Cox Cable, Phone, and Internet: Call 703-378-8422 or visit their  website
      • Verizon Phone and Internet: Call 800-VERIZON (800-837-4966) or visit their  website.
      • Direct TV: Call 800-531-5000  or visit their  website.
      • Dish Network: Call 800-333-3474 or visit their  website.

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