Fairfax County Opens Emergency Shelter at Lee District RECenter

Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
Contact: Merni Fitzgerald, Director of Public Affairs
703-324-3187, TTY 711, Fax 703-324-2010
Media Pager: 703-324-NEWS (6397)

Feb. 5, 2007

 Fairfax County Opens Emergency Shelter
at Lee District RECenter

In response to a power outage at the Cameron Run Terrace Apartments, 5850 Cameron Run Terrace in Alexandria, Fairfax County and the American Red Cross have opened an emergency shelter for apartment residents at the Lee District RECenter, 6601 Telegraph Road, Alexandria. The shelter will open at 8 p.m. this evening, Monday, Feb. 5, and remain open through tomorrow morning.

Residents should bring a change of clothes, blanket and pillow, toiletry items and a towel if they would like to take a shower. A cot, coffee and water will be provided.

For informational updates, call the Fairfax County Emergency Information Hotline at 703-817-7771, TTY 711, or the Fairfax County Web site, www.fairfaxcounty.gov.


NOTE TO MEDIA: A public information officer from the Department of Family Services will be on scene this evening to assist members of the media.

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