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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

We invite you to register your participation in America’s PrepareAthon!, a nationwide campaign to improve the Nation’s resilience. This National Day of Action takes place on April 30, 2014. By registering your participation in the first National Day of Action, you help build a stronger and more resilient Nation. Learn your risks and what to do before a Tornado, Wildfire, Flood, or Hurricane strikes your community.  Learn the actions to take on how to prepare your family, community, and business. You will have access to these preparedness resources and more that can be customized to fit your needs: “How To” Guides  Preparedness...
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PRESS RELEASE.  For immediate release: The Ross Valley Fire Department Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Mark Mills as the new Ross Valley Fire Department Chief. Mills will replace long-time Fire Chief Roger Meagor, who retired in December. Currently the Assistant Fire Chief of the Big Bear Fire Department, Mills is a 27-year veteran of the fire service. He began his career in firefighting in Newberry, South Carolina and has been with the Big Bear Fire Department since 2006.  Mills has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Science from Columbia Southern University and is currently pursuing his Master of Public Administration Degree.  He...
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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. Toy-Drive-Flyer-2013.pdf...
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Freezing temperatures are in the forecast for Dec. 4 and 5. Insulate your exposed pipes and cover frost-tender plants to prevent possible damage.  Below is information on how to wrap your pipes and cover your plants. Preparing for a Winter Freeze  It's easy to protect your exposed pipes and it takes just a few minutes. Place foam insulation around exposed pipes and install special blankets made for backflow devices, both available at your local hardware store or irrigation supply house. If you don't have this type of insulation on hand, use old towels or blankets and wrap them in plastic secured in...
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Ross Valley Fire Department is pleased to welcome you to our new online home with the launch of our new website November 2013. The new site represents five years of evolving online tools and information, allowing us to vastly expand our content and ability to deliver online information across all modern desktop and mobile platforms. Among the new site’s key features: Dramatically expanded fire prevention, planning review, and permit process information.   A "workflow" format guides permit applicants through the varied processes for each town and district in our jurisdiction. Responsive design is compatible and optimized to work with all internet...
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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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