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Welcome to Ross Valley Fire Department We are a consolidated fire agency protecting the communities of Ross, Fairfax, San Anselmo, and Sleepy Hollow in Marin County, California. Formed July 1, 1982, the full-time fire department employs a Fire Chief, Fire Inspector, Administrative Assistant, 34 Firefighters including nine Paramedics, and fifteen Volunteer Firefighters staffing three Advanced Life Support (ALS) engine companies.  Our Mission Protecting lives, property and the environment of Ross, San Anselmo, Sleepy Hollow, and Fairfax through education, prevention and community service while working together in a professional and caring manner that is fair, honest, respectful and ethical.

Ross Valley Fire News

Sunday, August 24, 2014, Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District and FIRESafe MARIN will sponsor a “Chipper Day” for all residents of Sleepy Hollow.  To participate, you must sign up through our SHFPD's new website at www.shfpd.org/chipper-request.  Chipper crews will visit your property and dispose of cut vegetation at no cost. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR FREE CHIPPING! 1. Create Defensible Space (it's the law!) Please review the  booklet, “Living With Fire in Sleepy Hollow.”  All Sleepy Hollow residents should have received a printed copy by mail in early August, 2014, and a PDF version is available for download here...  This...
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Ross Valley Fire Department wants to remind you that the fire season is here.  With the current drought situation, it is a good time to evaluate your property and make it a “Defensible Space” against the threat of wildfires. Ross Valley Fire Department asks that all homeowners create “Defensible Space” around their homes.  This area should be a minimum of 100 feet of clearance around your home (or up to your property line).  The Defensible Space area is the area where you’ve modified the landscaping to give your house the best chance to survive on its own – greatly improving the...
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The Marin Independent Journal covers Ross Valley Fire Department's training burns at the San Francisco Theological Seminary, June and July 2014. "The developer in charge of the San Francisco Theological Seminary's building plan has found an economical way of getting rid of four old buildings: have the Ross Valley Fire Department burn them down. This week and next, the fire department is using the buildings at 25 and 30 Kensington Road and 108 and 130 Bolinas Ave. as flammable classrooms for young firefighters. Once the buildings are out of the way, construction of nine new homes for seminary faculty and staff,...
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  From: http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Fire-Burning-In-3-Story-Apartment-Building-In-San-Anselmo-260544391.htmlBy Bay City News  Saturday, May 24, 2014  |  Updated 12:40 PM PDT     Firefighters are working to put out a stubborn fire inside the walls and floors of a San Anselmo apartment building Saturday morning, the fire chief of the Ross Valley Fire Department said. The fire is burning in a three-story apartment building in the 700 block of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Fire Chief Mark Mills said. Motorists have been advised by Central Marin police to avoid the area since 10:15 a.m. Mills said the fire started in a debris pile outside the building and migrated inside, traveling...
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Ross Valley Fire Department has been given the opportunity to conduct live fire training exercises at 25 and 30 Kensington Court/Road in San Anselmo May 27 – 29 and June 2 – 5.  The San Francisco Theological Seminary, along with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, has granted the department permission to conduct live fire training inside several structures slated for demolition.   This opportunity provides our paid and volunteer firefighters a rare chance to create realistic, practical training exercises which accurately replicate true emergency situations. If you see or smell smoke in the Seminary area during these days, please do...
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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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