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Tue. Mar 17th 2015
2015 Statewide Tornado Drill

2015 Tornado Drill...Happening today @  0945 Tornado Drill Information

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Thu. Feb 12th 2015
Kidde Recalls Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers Due to Failure to Discharge

This recall involves 31 models of Kidde disposable fire extinguishers with Zytel black plastic valves.  The recalled ext...

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Wed. Jan 7th 2015
Winter Preparedness

During Winter Storms and Extreme ColdStay indoors during the storm.Walk carefully on snowy, icy, walkways.Avoid overexertion ...

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Tue. Mar 17th 2015
2015 Tornado Drill...Happening today @  0945 Tornado Drill Information
Thu. Feb 12th 2015
This recall involves 31 models of Kidde disposable fire extinguishers with Zytel black plastic valves.  The recalled extinguishers are red, white, or silver and are either ABC or BC rated.  The ratings can be found to the right of the nameplate.  Manufacture dates included in the...
Wed. Jan 7th 2015
During Winter Storms and Extreme ColdStay indoors during the storm.Walk carefully on snowy, icy, walkways.Avoid overexertion when shoveling snow. Overexertion can bring on a heart attack—a major cause of death in the winter. Use caution, take breaks, push the snow instead of lifting it when po...
Mon. Jul 7th 2014
Reserve 9-1-1 for Emergency CALLS ONLY!  Everytime there is a storm we have folks call 9-1-1 to report their power outage make sure to keep these numbers handy and refrain from calling 9-1-1 unless there is an emergency involving life and property.  AEPs number is 800-956-4237, Southside E...
Mon. Jul 7th 2014
Anaphylaxis Protocol
Thu. May 15th 2014
Great service to recognize an amazing role model and lifetime member of Bedford Life Saving Crew. http://www.newsadvance.com/news/local/rep-hurt-presents-flag-to-widow-of-long-time-bedford/article_de5b3974-dbd4-11e3-a0ef-0017a43b2370.html
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Emergency Notification

http://ens.geo-comm.com/bedfordva/Default.aspx?ck=A1

Click on the link to register for Emergency Notifications from Bedford County to come to your cell phone.  Bedford County, in partnership with Geo-Comm, will send telephone notifications to residents and businesses within Bedford County, when impacted by, or in danger of being impacted by, an emergency or disaster. The Bedford County Emergency Notification System will only be used by emergency response personnel in order to notify residential homes and businesses with information regarding the event and if/what actions should be taken.

The Bedford County Emergency Notification System utilizes the area’s 911 data and can contact all land-lines, whether listed or unlisted, in the event of an emergency. It is TTY/TDD capable. If you utilize a Voice Over IP (VoIP) phone service, such as MagicJack, Vonage or a cable company provided phone service, or cellular phone for your primary residential/business line and you would like to be alerted over that line with the Emergency Notification System then you must register that number through Bedford County’s Emergency Notification System Opt-In site.

To register your VoIP phone, cellular phone, or e-mail address with the Bedford County Emergency Notification System please click the link below. If you would like to see examples of getting email to SMS notifications on your cellular phone please scroll down.

PLEASE NOTE: When registering or making changes after registering your cell phone or email address in the Bedford County Emergency Notification System it may take as much as 4 weeks before that cell number or email address becomes active for notifications due to the review, validation and activation process the County must complete.  Additionally, changes to your land-line phone number with your phone carrier may take a similar length of time to get through to Bedford County to become active on the alerting system.
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Bedford County Fire and Rescue
1305 Falling Creek Road
Bedford, VA 24523
Non-Emergency: 540-587-0700
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