Category: Fire Safety

Storm update – prepare for more wind and rain

Weather Summary Rain begins again on Wednesday evening then more rain through Sunday morning with forecast to rain again Monday and Tuesday, January 2 and 3, 2023. Wind gusts will stay calm until tomorrow (Thursday morning) to Sunday morning reaching between 18 and 38 mph. Temperatures will be a low of 45 tonight and high … Continued

Prepare for heavy rains and gusty winds this week

Weather Summary Flood Advisory (upgraded from Watch) until Tuesday at 1PM Rain returning Monday night with heavy rain forecast from Monday night through Tuesday, then rain through Friday Overnight lows warmer than in the recent cold wave Please view the latest NWS forecast for the most up to the date information. What could this mean … Continued

Register for a Chipper Day!

For many years Fire Safe Marin has sponsored “chipper days” that allow residents to dispose of flammable vegetation free of charge. Schedule an appointment To participate in the program, you MUST book a reservation no later than the Friday preceding the week of your neighborhood’s scheduled service. Reservations are given on a first come first … Continued

Town recognizes September as National Preparedness Month

The life you’ve built is worth protecting. Prepare for disasters to create a lasting legacy for you and your family. National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. This year’s theme: A lasting legacy. There’s a lot to … Continued

Greater Ross Valley Shaded Fuel Break Community Meeting – July 26th

Please join the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority, fire agencies, and other partners for an in-person public meeting to hear about implementation of the first phase of the Greater Ross Valley Shaded Fuel Break. Meeting Details Topic: Greater Ross Valley Shaded Fuel Break – project implementation Date: July 26, 2022 Time: 6 – 7:30pm Location: Sleepy Hollow Community Center (1317 Butterfield Rd, … Continued

The MWPA Curbside Chipper Program – Registration Open Now

The MWPA Curbside Chipper Program (also known as “Chipper Days”) is set to return in 2022! Want to participate in the Chipper Day program? Follow these 3 steps: Step 1: Visit Review the important rules, guidelines, and FAQs Step 2: Make a reservation You MUST make a reservation on the website to participate. Step 3: Prepare your pile … Continued

Public Meeting: Greater Ross Valley Shaded Fuel Break Project

Fire has always been a part of the natural history of Marin County. MWPA is working with local fire agencies to build resiliency to wildfire into our communities. The meeting below is intended to inform the public about one of MWPA’s projects, the Greater Ross Valley Shaded Fuel Break project, which would be a continuous … Continued

Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA) Grants

This is the perfect time of year to do yard work and clear brush to be as fire safe as possible. Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA) offers two grants opportunities to help residents with expenses related to creating defensible space and home hardening. Link: Contact: 415-539-6972

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