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News from Ross Valley Fire Department, serving Fairfax, San Anselmo, Ross, and Sleepy Hollow in Marin county, CA.
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Ross Valley Firefighters Battle Redding Wildfire

A strike team from Marin County is on the front line protecting homes at the Ponderosa fire, which is burning east of Redding.

The 14 firefighters and five type-one fire engines formed a "Strike Team" led by Novato Division Chief Mark Heine, protecting structures and homes near Shingletown, about 30 miles east of Redding and about 215 miles north of  Marin. The crew is comprised of firefighters from Mill Valley Fire, San Rafael Fire, Ross Valley Fire and Marin County Fire Departments.  As part of the statewide mutual-aid system, firefighters from across the state assist during major fire events. 


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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.

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Ross Valley Fire Department
777 San Anselmo Avenue
San Anselmo, CA 94960 USA
Tel: (415) 258-4686

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