Do not have a Twitter account but want to receive Fairfax County Fire and Rescue’s tweets? Not a problem as you can receive them via text.
A Twitter feature called Fast Follow makes it possible to get our tweets via a text message. Obviously, your plans text messaging rates apply.
Here’s how you do it:
Text “follow @ffxfirerescue” to 40404. You will get a text message back indicating you are now following @ffxfirerescue. The text will also provide guidance on how to stop the text messages if you no longer wish to receive them.
If you follow, you can expect to receive all of the latest news, updates, and safety tips from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue. As well, you can always go directly to our Twitter Page to review all tweets that have been sent.