Category: Fire Safety

Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin County

Warning to remain in place until Sunday afternoon The U.S. National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Marin County that is in effect from 5 AM Saturday, October 28, through 5 PM Sunday, October 29. The warning supersedes a Fire Weather Watch that previously was in effect. Local fire agencies will be … Continued

PG&E Vegetation Management Weekly Look Ahead | Week of October 16

PG&E will be performing vegetation management at the following locations in Fairfax next week, October 16 – October 21. Since the beginning of 2023, PG&E has: Completed work on over 500 trees. Additional inspections will take place on approximately 700 trees and work will be performed as needed. View PG&E’s full slide deck on vegetation management. … Continued

Nationwide alert test – Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Marin County will take part in a nationwide test in collaboration with additional local and state agencies. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)will be testing the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system at approximately 11:20 AM on Wednesday, October 4. Everyone with a compatible mobile phone, radio, or television should receive … Continued

Take control in 1, 2, 3… September is National Preparedness Month!

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. The Ready Campaign’s 2023 National Preparedness Month theme is “Take Control in 1, 2, 3”. The campaign will focus on preparing older adults for disasters, specifically older adults from … Continued

PG&E Vegetation Management Weekly Look Ahead | Week of August 28

PG&E will be performing vegetation management at the following locations in Fairfax next week, August 28 – September 2. Since the beginning of 2023, PG&E has: Completed work on over 500 trees. Additional inspections will take place on approximately 700 trees and work will be performed as needed. View PG&E’s full slide deck on vegetation … Continued

PG&E Vegetation Management Weekly Look Ahead | Week of August 21

PG&E will be performing vegetation management at the following locations in Fairfax next week, August 21 – 25. Since the beginning of 2023, PG&E has: Completed work on over 500 trees. Additional inspections will take place on approximately 700 trees and work will be performed as needed. View PG&E’s full slide deck on vegetation management. … Continued

Pacific Gas & Electric’s vegetation management schedule for the week of July 24

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) will be performing tree maintenance work this week in Fairfax. PG&E performs tree trimming to keep trees away from powerlines, improve the safety and reliability of our electric system and reduce the risk of wildfires. Learn more about this program by visiting PG&E’s managing trees and plants site. Fairfax Trims Removals … Continued

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One of the keys of emergency preparedness is to ensure losses aren’t catastrophic. Preparedness is about communication and building relationships with people around you before disaster strikes. Miranda Miller, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for the Ross Valley Fire District (RVFD) is working to ensure the Fairfax, San Anselmo, Ross, and Sleepy Hollow communities are ready when … Continued

Electric Landscape Equipment Rebate Program

Earlier this year Fairfax launched its Landscape and Equipment Trade-in Rebate Program, and there are still funds available! Who is eligible? Residents and commercial landscapers with an active Fairfax business license are eligible to receive these rebates. Qualifying gas-powered equipment Leaf blowers String trimmers Hedge trimmers Edgers Pole saws Chainsaws Mowers Apply The online Landscape … Continued

Defensible Space Evaluations begin July 10 in Oak Manor and Oak Ridge Manor Neighborhoods

Uniformed Fire Inspectors will conduct Wildfire Defensible Space and Home Hardening Evaluations on residential properties in the Oak Manor and Oak Manor Ridge neighborhood of Fairfax starting the week of July 10th. Inspectors will confirm that you have completed vegetation maintenance required by law. They will also provide recommendations for steps that may provide additional protection from … Continued

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