Mark Mills, Fire Chief  |  Today's Battalion Chief: (415) 258-4686

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Ross Valley Fire News

In conjunction with the Ross Valley Fire Department, the towns of Ross, San Anselmo, and Fairfax have installed and implemented creek level monitoring systems and weather stations.  New for winter 2014/15 are creek cameras monitoring Sleepy Hollow Creek (at Fire Station 20, 150 Butterfield Road) and Fairfax Creek (at Town Hall).  We post real-time data to our website for public informational use only.  During severe weather events, this page sees tremendous traffic.  Visit our Creek Levels and Weather page, or use the links in this newsletter to view the resources directly. Corte Madera Creek at Ross Corte Madera Creek Depth Gauge...
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Ross Valley Fire Department offers CPR classes to the public. The course is the “HeartSaver CPR” from the American Heart Association. Students will learn how to perform CPR and how to relieve airway obstructions or choking in adults, children and infants. The class is geared for non-health care professionals who want to be ready in case of an emergency.  This class is not for healthcare professionals. Classes are held at the Ross Valley Fire Department, Fairfax Fire Station 21 located at 10 Park Road, Fairfax (corner of Park and Bolinas Roads). All classes begin at 9:00 a.m. and last for approximately 5 hours. The...
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SEVERE WEATHER ADVISORY: The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning and High Wind Warning for Wednesday and Thursday.  Forecasters predict heavy rainfall and strong gusty winds developing late Wednesday, continuing through Friday.  North Bay rainfall could exceed 5 inches on the windward side of the coast range, with 3-5 inches of rain locally.  Heavy rain should be expected Thursday night as well.  Possible impacts include flooding, fallen limbs and trees, power lines down, mudslides, and traffic impacts. Ross Valley Fire Depatment strongly encourages businesses and residents to prepare for the upcoming storm. The following lists potential issues and resources...
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Each year, many children who reside in the Ross Valley, will have a less-than-merry holiday season because their families have fallen upon hard times.  If you would like to help a local child in need, please bring an unwrapped gift to any Ross Valley Fire Station no later than December 18. Download the Toy Drive Flyer...
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Daylight Savings Time ended at 2:00am on Sunday November 2, 2014.  When you change your clock, change smoke detector. Install a sealed-in lithium battery detector. Starting July 1, 2013, any battery-powered smoke alarm or combination (smoke and carbon monoxide) alarm approved for sale by the state fire marshal must be powered by a sealed, 10-year battery. Smoke detectors do save lives. Install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of your home. Test your smoke alarms every month. When a smoke alarm sounds, get outside, call 911 and stay outside. Replace all smoke alarms in your...
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Our Mission

To protect the lives, property and environment of Ross, San Anselmo, Sleepy Hollow and Fairfax through education, prevention and community service in a professional and caring manner that is fair, honest, respectful and ethical.

Contact Us

Ross Valley Fire Department
777 San Anselmo Avenue
San Anselmo, CA 94960 USA
Tel: (415) 258-4686

For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

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