(Updated at 4:40 PM) m) Arlington ambulances have been ordered to avoid moving patients to hospitals in the district amid the ongoing chaos surrounding the US. Capitol

ARLnow hears that more Arlington police officers are driving to D.C., maybe other law enforcement officials, video shows and at least one witness report numerous emergency vehicles driving into the district
A convoy of more than a dozen police and fire trucks from Arlington – some unmarked – was seen en route to Washington Blvd in Clarendon

Arlington County Police Department spokeswoman Ashley Savage declined to provide additional information on today’s deployment without confirming her earlier statement that ACPD supported DC Police under a mutual aid agreement

“ACPD does not provide tactical information such as the number of officers deployed,” said Savage. “The deployment of officers at D has not changed under the Mutual Assistance Agreement with the Metropolitan Police Department ”


The district has introduced a 6 pm to 6 am curfew Mark Schwartz, manager of Arlington County, said through a spokeswoman that Arlington has no plans for a curfew

Just before 3:30 p.m., Virginia Gov Ralph Northam said members of the Virginia National Guard and Virginia State Troopers are being sent to D.C.Maryland’s National Guard is also deployed at the request of Mayor Muriel Bowser

My team and I are working closely with @MayorBowser, @SpeakerPelosi and @SenSchumer to respond to the situation in Washington, D.C.

At the Mayor’s request, I’m sending members of the Virginia National Guard along with 200 Virginia State Troopers

Arlington Congressman, Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va), tweeted shortly after 4p that he was “in a safe place” on Capitol Hill

This is a dark and scary moment for our country, but these violent criminals who are trying to overthrow our government are not going to win

Companies including Safeway (in the district but not in Arlington or elsewhere) and the Federal Credit Union of the Arlington Community are closing early due to violence in the district.Metrorail service ends early at 8:00 p.m. during Metrobus and ART -Bus traffic ends at 9 p.m., according to the transit agencies

Lots of reinforcements from Virginia Police Department heading to DC The last one was @VSPPIO #DCProtests #protest #CapitolBuilding #CapitolHill #police #CapitolAttack @ARLnowDOTcom @WTOPtraffic @WTOP picTwittercom / 1E6TThxNrO

Reinforcements went over 14th Street Bridge Looks Too Late #police #firefighters #dcprotests #capitolhill #capitolbuilding picTwittercom / JTMousewaX

I live above I-66, the main road from Virginia to DC. I have just counted 31 emergency vehicles, both police and ambulance, on their way into town @ARLnowDOTcom #capitol

Law enforcement guns pulled on the doors of the Chamber of the House as Trump supporters attempt to break through the Chamberhttps: // tco / R5AhZY0Was BildTwittercom / 1Gnij4F6aE

Today I order a curfew for the District of Columbiam from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6th January, until 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, 7 January ImageTwittercom / lp6Pt3DcYC

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World news – USA – BREAKING: Convoy of emergency vehicles on the way to DC., Va National Guard deployed

Source: https://www.arlnow.com/2021/01/06/breaking-arlington-ambulances-told-to-avoid-d-c/