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    The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Marin from 3PM Wednesday through 3AM Thursday.  A strong cold front will bring heavy rain Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday morning. Urban and small stream flooding will become likely along with rapid rises on main stem rivers. Small creeks and streams may rapidly rise near or above bankfull. 

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    Ross Valley Fire Department offers winter storm preparedness tips, with creek level monitoring and weather information. 

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CPR Classes

Heartsaver CPR Card available from Ross Valley Fire DepartmentRoss Valley Fire Department offers CPR classes to the public. The course is the “HeartSaver CPR” from the American Heart Association.

Students will learn how to perform CPR and how to relieve airway obstructions or choking in adults, children and infants. The class is geared for non-health care professionals who want to be ready in case of an emergency.  This class is not for healthcare professionals.

Classes are held at the Ross Valley Fire Department, Fairfax Fire Station 21 located at 10 Park Road, Fairfax (corner of Park and Bolinas Roads).

All classes begin at 9:00 a.m. and last for approximately 5 hours.

The cost is $50 (cash or check payable to Ross Valley Fire Department only) and students may sign up in person at the Fire Station 19, 777 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo, up to one week prior to the date of the class.  Office hours are Monday - Thursday, 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Sorry, no phone registrations are accepted.

Approximately two weeks after successful completion of the class, students will receive a CPR card.

If you have any questions regarding the CPR program or would like to discuss hosting a CPR class for your employees or neighbors, please email info@rossvalleyfire.org with "CPR Class" in the subject.

Click here for a complete listing of Marin agencies teaching CPR.

2019 CPR Class Schedule

  • February 3
  • April 7
  • September 8
  • November 3

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