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Ross Valley Fire News

20 November 2023
Breakfast with Santa - Saturday, December 9, 2023 Downtown San Anselmo Fire Station #19 - 777 San Anselmo AvenueTwo Seatings:  8:00am and 10:00am.Pre-registration: $10/child, $12/adultAt the door: $12/child, $14/adult Reservations now open at: &...
17 November 2023
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, please bring UNWRAPPED toys to any of the ROSS VALLEY FIRE...

About Ross Valley Fire Department

Ross Valley Fire Department is a consolidated department with the mission of protecting lives, property and the environments 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.  Our Fire Department continues a tradition of fire protection in the Ross Valley dating back more than 100 years.  

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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.  Click here to see FAQs and learn more about the requirements.

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Wildfire Preparedness

Evacuation Information

Your family's best chance of survival requires being ready and evacuating early.  Prepare your home if time allows, and follow your Wildfire Action Plan.  Know when to evacuate and what to do if you become trapped.

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Hardening Your Home

A wildfire-safe home must be resistant to ignition from wind-blown embers. Even if the flames never reach your home, it must be able to withstand exposure to millions of tiny embers that can be carried a mile or more in front of a wildfire.

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Defensible Space

Defensible space is essential to improve your home’s chance of surviving a wildfire. It’s the buffer you create between a building on your property and the grass, trees, shrubs, or any wildland area that surround it.

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Today's Fire Danger

It's important to monitor current and predicted weather conditions, be aware of "Red Flag Warnings" issued by the Weather Service, and prepare in advance when severe fire weather is anticipated.

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Defensible Space is required by law for all properties in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) in the Ross Valley.

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