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Ross Valley Fire News

Sometimes those that need our help have four legs! This sweet pup and his owner stopped by our station in Fairfax this morning for help adjusting his loaner wheels. Captain Craig and Firefighter Sid worked on his chair for an hour to get it working right. Later in the day, someone stole his own wheels from 1546 San Anselmo Ave. If anyone has any info on his set of wheels (chair) please stop by our Fairfax fire station or email We appreciate your help!...
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Ross Valley Firefighters, assisted by Kentfield Fire Protection District and Marin COunty Fire Department quickly extinguished a Sunday night fire at a Fairfax Hot Tub Spa The fire was reported at Frogs, 10 School St. Plaza, at 7:37 p.m., forcing evacuations of nearby businesses.  Firefighters attacked the fire aggressively, controlling it at 7:53 pm. Damage is estimated at $60,000, and the cause is under investigation. Upon arrival, Ross Valley firefighters found heavy fire conditions at the rear of the complex.  Their quick action limited damage to an exterior spa suite, a utility shed and spa equipment, before the fire spread to...
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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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