Do you know who to contact when you need something during an emergency? What if there is a downed power line? What about non-weather emergencies? There are various types of emergencies that could occur in James City County.
In case of an emergency, there are several important phone numbers:
Fire Department nonemergency
James City Service Authority
757-229-7421; after hours emergencies 757-566-0112
Newport News Waterworks
757-926-1000; after hours emergencies 757-234-4800
To report power outages or downed lines, please call Dominion Energy at 866-366-4357.
Not all emergencies show up in a weather forecast – they can happen at any time, anywhere. For more information about types of disasters, please visit the Virginia Department of Emergency Management website.
If you are interested in creating a comprehensive emergency response plan, FEMA offers a 10-page guide on their website. More information on business emergency preparedness from FEMA is also available online.
Nuclear Safety Planning
Portions of James City County are within a 10-mile radius of the Surry Power Station and a Safety and Emergency Preparedness Guide is available online. The Surry Power Station is a nuclear power plant located across the James River in Surry, VA. To see if your business is located in a Surry Protective Action Zone, please visit this link.
Amy Jordan, Director of Economic Development