UPDATE: AEOC Deactivated; Emergency Shelter Closes

Sept. 6, 2008

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FairfaxCounty deactivated the Alternate Emergency Operations Center at 11:45 p.m. The emergency shelter set up at the South Run RECenter has closed and the voluntary evacuation of the Royal Lake area has been lifted.

Minor erosion was found at the Royal Lake Dam and the dam’s emergency spillway, which has been stabilized. There is no danger to residents and the county will monitor the dam and the spillway throughout the night. Guinea Road has been reopened to traffic.

For more information, residents can call the Fairfax County Government Emergency Information Line at 703-817-7771, TTY 711, or visit the Fairfax County Web site.



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)

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