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Ross Valley Firefighter Mike Guttierez rescues dog from burning apartment, above. June 3, 2015, Kentfield, CA.  Firefighters rescued a woman from her balcony at an apartment complex fire this morning in Kentfield.Sheriff's Lt. Doug Pittman says the apartment where the rescued woman lives was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Firefighters say there were no reports of serious injury, but 12 people were displaced. One woman suffered smoke inhalation said Pittman. The apartments are located on Kent Avenue near Hillside Avenue. The fire broke out around 9:30 a.m. It was contained about an hour later. A small stretch of Kent Avenue will...
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Ross Valley Firefighters participated in the annual Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation "Burn Relay" May 28.  This annual fundraising parade of antique and modern emergency vehicles began at Southern Marin Fire Station 1 in Sausalito and arrived in San Anselmo later that morning.   After receiving a $500 donation from Ross Valley Firefighters, the relay continued through the North Bay, eventually ending in a grand finale at Healdsburg Fire Department in Sonoma County. Watch a video clip, here...  ...
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Fairfax residents in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) are required by law to clear 100' of "Defensible Space" around their homes. To help dispose of the large amounts of cut materials, Town of Fairfax, Fairfax Volunteers, Ross Valley Fire Department, and FIRESafe MARIN will sponsor four scheduled chipper days June - September, 2015.  This is a community drop off at a central location (see schedule, below).  Chipper Day - Cascade Neighborhood When: Sat, June 27, 9am – 3pm Where: Doc Edgar Park (map) Scenic Neighborhood Chipper Day When: Sat, July 11, 9am – 3pm Where: Olema Rd & Sir Francis Drake BL (map) Jolly Hill Neighborhood Chipper Day When: Sat, August...
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As we enter wildfire season, Sleepy Hollow residents are required by law to clear 100' of "Defensible Space" around their homes. To help dispose of the large amounts of cut materials, Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District will hold four scheduled chipper days in June 2015 (June 13, 14, 20, 21). Crews will dispose of larger materials that won't fit in your green waste cans (1"-6" diameter limbs, brush, branches, etc). This free green-waste disposal is available to residents of Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District only. If you live outside of the district, please inquire at www.firesafemarin.org for upcoming chipper days at...
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Ross Valley Firefighters and local fire agencies host annual event to benefit burn survivors.  

Fire Engine Procession to arrive in San Anselmo Thursday, May 28 at approx. 10:45am.

North Bay fire departments, members of emergency response agencies and California Highway Patrol will rev up and roll through Sonoma and Marin County on Thursday, May 28th for the 18th Annual North Bay Firefighter Burn Relay, a benefit for the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation (AARBF).

This annual fundraising parade of antique and modern emergency vehicles will kick off at Southern Marin Fire Station 1 located in Sausalito (333 Johnson Street), arriving in San Anselmo at 10:45 (approximately), then make its way through the North Bay starting in Marin County and ending in Sonoma County. The North Bay Firefighter Burn Relay will end in a grand finale at Healdsburg Fire Department (601 Healdsburg Ave).

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