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Charlotte County offers resources to neighbors still without power

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Published: Feb. 21, 2021 at 11:49 PM EST
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - With many Charlotte County neighbors still without power following the recent ice storms, the county is adding resources for people this week.

The County has partnered with volunteer fire departments, non-profit agencies and religious organizations to coordinate assistance for residents.

The County will be making door-to-door well-being checks to asses the needs for people still without power.

Seven fire departments will be opened as warming centers including:

  • Bacon District Volunteer Fire Department
    • 2000 Barnesville Hwy. Wylliesburg, VA 23976
    • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Charlotte Court House Volunteer Fire Department
    • 608 David Bruce Ave. Charlotte Court House, VA 23923
    • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Cullen Volunteer Fire Department
    • 205 Taro Rd. Cullen, VA 23934
    • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Drakes Branch Volunteer Fire Department
    • 4818 Drakes Main St. Drakes Branch, VA 23937
    • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Keysville Volunteer Fire Department
    • 500 Osborne St. Keysville, VA 23947
    • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Phenix Volunteer Fire Department
    • 171 Charlotte St. Phenix, VA 23959
    • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Red House Volunteer Fire Department
    • 9467 Red House Rd. Red House, VA 23963
    • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

There will also be hot meals provided daily from 2:30 to 5 p.m. while supplies last at the Keysville Volunteer Fire Department, the Charlotte Court House Municipal Building and Central Middle School.

Anyone with questions about available resources is asked to dial 211 and select option 9 to speak to a community resource officer.

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