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Prepare Yourself

Find out how to prepare yourself and your home for wildfire.

Alert and Warning Systems

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In an emergency, Marin officials may use many different tools to communicate information and instructions to the community. Alert Marin, Nixle, Radio Station KCBS, local TV and social media are the primary outlets. Register now and prepare to use these systems before an emergency occurs.

How to know a wildfire is near your

Sunday December 20, 2020

Red Flag Warnings

Fire agencies monitor weather conditions daily and use indexes and predictions to make decisions about how to fight fires and how to prevent new fires from igniting. Residents and visitors to areas where wildfires are likely to occur should be aware of current and predicted weather conditions, and should take additional actions to prepare their family, home, and community when risk is elevated.

What is a Red Flag Warning?

Monday November 16, 2020

Be Ready to Evacuate

Make sure that you and your family are prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice. Prepare an evacuation go-kit, create a family communication plan, and have your evacuation checklist ready.

How to Make a Go Kit for Family and Pets

Sunday December 20, 2020

Help for Those Needing Assistance

We all need to be part of a strategic plan that sets people up for success and gets them the resources they need to get out of harm’s way.  Make sure your emergency plans take into consideration different needs and abilities for those who may need assistance during a disaster. 

It Takes a Community: How to support individuals with access and functional needs

Monday September 13, 2021

Get Wildfire Insurance

Having insurance is critical to rebuilding your home and protecting your family after a wildfire. Make sure you know how to shop for the right insurance coverage, what to do if your insurer doesn’t renew your policy, and what to expect during an insurance inspection.

Fire Insurance: Are You Covered?

Saturday July 31, 2021

Invest in Backup Power

It’s very common for the power to go out before a fire strikes since fire and winds can damage electrical infrastructure. You need to be prepared to communicate and escape, even without power. Fire Safe Marin strongly recommends that all Marin residents invest in backup batteries, uninterruptible power supplies, and battery-powered radios.

Wildfire Watch: Ember Storms

Monday September 13, 2021

How to Prepare for All Types of Hazard

Learn five basic steps and access specific information to help you prepare for earthquakes, power outages, weather emergencies as well as wildfires

All Hazard Module #1 2:08

Monday May 23, 2022

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