Welcome to Ross Valley Fire Department | Emergencies: Dial 9-1-1

    The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Marin from 3PM Wednesday through 3AM Thursday.  A strong cold front will bring heavy rain Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday morning. Urban and small stream flooding will become likely along with rapid rises on main stem rivers. Small creeks and streams may rapidly rise near or above bankfull. 

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    Ross Valley Fire Department offers winter storm preparedness tips, with creek level monitoring and weather information. 

    Visit the Creek Levels and Weather Page

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Administrative FAQs

How do I contact my local fire station?

In an emergency calling 9-1-1 ensures the fastest response by the closest and most appropriate available unit.

The Ross Valley Fire Department does not publish individual fire station phone numbers as a matter of policy. For further information, or to speak with a specific fire department employee based at a different fire station, call Fire Department Administration at 415-258-4686 during regular business hours.

Will I be billed for paramedic services?

The Ross Valley Fire Department does not transport patients; however depending on the ambulance billing received you can contact the Ross Valley Paramedic Authority, American Medical Response, or St. Joseph’s Ambulance service directly with questions regarding their invoice. The websites are:

Ross Valley Paramedic Authority

American Medical Response

St. Joseph’s Ambulance Service

Where can I file concerns about overgrown grass, brush or other fire hazards?

The Ross Valley Fire Department handles complaints regarding fire code violations-- debris, grass, brush, etc. around properties. You can contact the Ross Valley Fire Department at 415-258-4686 or submit an online Hazard Complaint Form.

How can I report abandoned vehicles parked in fire lanes or on public streets?

To report a vehicle abandoned on a public street or parked in a fire lane, contact your local police department or sheriff’s office. The Fairfax Police is 415-453-5330, Ross Police is 415-453-1453; the Central Marin Police is 415-927-5150 or the Marin County Sheriff Department at 415-479-2311.

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