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Solar Eclipse Safety

Member Nick Smoot, August 19

For the first time since 1918, parts of the continental United States will be able to experience a total solar eclipse - when the Moon's shadow obscures the Sun. While the Stafford area will not experience a total eclipse, approximately 80% of the Sun's visible light will be diminished for approximately two and a half minutes. During that time, as tempting as it is to look up, the ultraviolet radiation ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Ray Hodge - 20 Aug 1942 to 1 Aug 2017

Member Nick Smoot, August 03

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Ray Hodge. Our flag has been lowered to half-mast, and the black bunting put up at the firehouse, on orders of Chief Langford. Although Ray was not an official member of the Brooke Fire and Rescue Department, his continued generosity and support, to the Fire and Rescue community, over many, many years has been exceptional. He will be missed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rare Rain Storm Imminent

Member Nick Smoot, July 27

Per the National Weather Service, an unusually heavy amount of rain is expected through the weekend due to an area of low pressure settling in over the mid-Atlantic. With flash flood watches, flood watches, and other alerts being issued, Brooke Volunteer Fire Department reminds everyone to stay safe - don't take unnecessary risks. If an emergency occurs, protect yourself and dial 9-1-1 as soon as ... (Full Story & Photos)

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High-Heat Weekend

Member Nick Smoot, July 21

The National Weather Service is forecasting potentially record-setting high temperatures throughout the weekend, prompting multiple heat advisories to be issued. The warning is copied here:

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning to
8 PM EDT this evening...

* heat index values... up to 107 degrees with maximum temperatures
in the mid to upper 90s, and dewpoints in the lower ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Burn Laws are in effect!

Member Nick Smoot, July 19

Crews across Stafford County are combating brush fires and illegal controlled burns at an alarming rate. In order to keep citizens happy, healthy, and safe, Stafford County requires that all open burning (for land clearing and or site clearing) undergo a permitting process, and that all residential or recreational fires be conducted in a safe manner. Please see the attached information for details. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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