Suppression Volunteer RecruitmentThe Ross Valley Department is anticipating openings for qualified candidates into our Suppression Volunteer Program. Minimum qualification at time of appointment: 18 Years of age or older High School Diploma or G.E.D ...
DID YOU RECEIVE A NOTICE OF DEFENSIBLE SPACE INSPECTION?
Did you receive a NOTICE OF DEFENSIBLE SPACE INSPECTION? If you received a notice, you may have questions about the meaning of the different requirements and specific hazards noted. Click here to see FAQs and learn more about the requirements.
Your family's best chance of survival requires being ready and evacuating early. Prepare your home if time allows, and follow your Wildfire Action Plan. Know when to evacuate and what to do if you become trapped.
A wildfire-safe home must be resistant to ignition from wind-blown embers. Even if the flames never reach your home, it must be able to withstand exposure to millions of tiny embers that can be carried a mile or more in front of a wildfire.
Defensible space is essential to improve your home’s chance of surviving a wildfire. It’s the buffer you create between a building on your property and the grass, trees, shrubs, or any wildland area that surround it.
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.