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About Us

Fire Safe Marin is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing fire hazards, promoting fire safety awareness, and helping residents prepare for wildfires in Marin County, California.

Who We Are

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a safe, fire-adapted community in Marin. We offer a wide range of programs and resources, which promote fire safety preparedness, reduce fuel loads and fire hazards, build community cooperation, and encourage environmentally sound fire mitigation practices.

Supported by the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA), CAL FIRE Foundation, and grants from local, state, and federal agencies, Fire Safe Marin works in partnership with:

  • Fire departments and districts
  • Residents and neighborhoods
  • Community-based organizations (CBOs)
  • Public and private land managers
  • Landscape professionals
  • Insurance companies
  • Firewise USA
  • Utility companies

Our Mission

Fire Safe Marin’s mission is to educate our community about the dangers of wildfires and what they can do to help save lives, protect homes, and create a resilient environment. We foster community involvement by building partnerships and providing resources for mitigating fire danger.

Our Values


We provide guidance and direction through our varied professional backgrounds.


We provide multiple services to help reduce the threat of wildfire and improve defensible space in Marin.


We make it a priority to be available and accessible to all Marin residents.

Community Empowerment

We enable communities to achieve wildfire risk reduction through education and financial support.


We work together as a group with the common goal of fire safety in Marin.


We are committed to the residents of Marin in reducing the threat of wildfire.

What We Do

We promote effective fire safety by informing people about wildfire preparedness and vegetation fuel management.

We develop and sponsor educational programs for residents and professionals which focus on wildfire risk and hazard reduction.

Our organization facilitates vegetation reduction projects, coordinates senior citizen assistance projects, develops technical tips for reducing property losses due to wildfire, and provides localized advice about fire-smart landscaping.

We promote, develop, and support Firewise USA-recognized communities.

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