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Ross Valley Fire News

24 August 2018
Please join us for our annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, September 30, 2018, from 8:00am - 11:00am, at our downtown San Anselmo Headquarters Station, 777 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo.  Cost is $5.00 per person, with kids under 5 eat free! Com...
10 July 2018
Fairfax residents may drop off their brush for free at the following convenient locations.  These Chipper Day events are scheduled throughout the summer months.  If you are unable to make it to the event in your area, you may bring you...
10 July 2018
Sleepy Hollow's June chipper days were our most successful ever.  Sleepy Hollow residents committed 1100 hours to help remove more than 2000 cubic yards of vegetation, reducing the fuels avaialble for wildfires and helping make ours a Firew...
15 May 2018
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.  Use the list below and click on an item to learn mo...

What is the WUI?

The Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), pronounced 'woo-ee', is a "geographical area where structures and other human development meets or intermingles wiht wildland and vegetative fuels." The Towns of San Anselmo and Fairfax adopted the 2010 California Fire Code and the 2006 International Wildland Urban Interface Code with amendments to aid in abating the high risk of wildland fires present in Ross Valley.

Creek Level Monitoring

Fairfax

Fairfax Creek: Flood Level 9.0 ft.
Fairfax Creek Level Graph

Notes:
Gauge located behind Fairfax Town Hall.
Warning: 6.2 ft.; Critical: 7.2 ft.; Flood: 9.0 ft.


 

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow Creek: Flood level 7.5 ft.
Sleepy Hollow Creek Level Graph

Notes:
Gauge located at 150 Butterfield Rd.
Warning: 5.5 ft.; Critical: 6.5 ft.; Flood: 7.5 ft.


 

San Anselmo

San Anselmo Creek: Flood level 13 ft.
San Anselmo Creek Level Graph

Notes:
Gauge located at 730 San Anselmo Ave.
Warning: 8.1 ft.; Critical: 11.1 ft.; Flood: 13 ft.


 

Ross

Corte Madera Creek: Flood level 18 ft.
Corte Madera Creek Level at Ross - Flood level is 16 ft (USGS gauge)

Notes:
Gauge located behind Ross Town Hall.
Flood stage is 18 ft., bottom of Lagunitas bridge.


This data is provided as a community service, and should not be relied upon as a sole source of information regarding current conditions, flood hazard, or risk.  Creek level information is updated every 15 minutes.
Creeks and flooded areas are extremely dangerous. Please review our Storm and Flood Preparedness information for safety tips and additional resources.

Ross Valley Fire Stations

Fire Station 18 - Ross
Fire Station 19 - San Anselmo
Fire Station 20 - Sleepy Hollow
Fire Station 21 - Fairfax

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