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

Ross Valley Firefighters Rescue Family Trapped by Mudslide

Ross Valley Firefighters Rescue Family Trapped by Mudslide

FAIRFAX, CA – Firefighters rescued a Fairfax family Tuesday evening (January 10, 2017) after a mudslide and fallen tree trapped them inside their house during a heavy storm.

Firefighters from Ross Valley Fire Departmentand Marin County Fire Department rescued two children and their grandparents from a home on the 300 block of Olema Road in Fairfax.  There were no injuries.

A gas line rupture caused by equipment clearing a debris slide in the same area blocked Sir Francis Drake Blvd for several hours Tuesday night.

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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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