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Ross Valley Fire News

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

FLASH FLOODING IS OCCURRING - EVACUATION

UPDATE 8:18PM.  San Anselmo Ave remains closed.  Creek crested at 13.65 feed, 8 inches above flood stage.  Minor flooding occurred in downtown San Anselmo when the creek overflowed its banks.  Water level is now dropping, and expected to continue as rainfall rates slow.  

UPDATE: 7:45PM.  San Anselmo Ave is closed through downtown. Creek is at 13.5 feet, above flood stage.  Please avoid downtown, and stay on high ground.  

UPDATE: 7:00 PM.  LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IS NOW OCCURRING IN SAN ANSELMO, FAIRFAX, AND ROSS!

  • Evacuate to Higher Ground Immediately! A Flash Flood is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect lives - it is too late to protect property!

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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.

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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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