Sheriff Marin County In Partnership With Our Communities

OES - Current Emergency Information

Wildfires Are Coming, Are You Ready?  
5/26/2016 1:58 PM

Office of Emergency Services

Get prepared for wildfire before it strikes by following Ready, Set, Go!

  • Be Ready: Create and maintain defensible space and harden your home against flying embers.
  • Get Set: Prepare your family and home ahead of time for the possibility of having to evacuate.
  • Be Ready to GO!: Take the evacuation steps necessary to give your family and home the best chance of surviving a wildfire.

This information is provided by the Calforian Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal FIRE).
More information is available here.

En Español.

Local information from the Marin County Fire Department is here.

More Storms Are On The Way / Flood Preparedness  
3/8/2016 1:00 PM

Office of Emergency Services

Prepare Your Home
You can protect your home by redirecting the water flow. Sandbag walls can be used to divert water or mud. Place the sandbag walls so that they channel water to a clear drain or gutter.

For more information, click here.    
From the California Department of Water Resources

Where to buy sandbags in Marin County
Shamrock Materials
(415) 455-1575
548 DuBois St., San Rafael

Martin Bros
(415) 388-2025
232 Shoreline Highway, Mill Valley

Pini Hardware
(415) 892-1577
1535 S. Novato Blvd., Novato,

Water Components
(415) 451-1780
44 Simms Street, San Rafael

Goodman Building Supply
(415) 388-6233
775 Redwood Highway, Mill Valley

(Note: this list is provided for information only and does not constitute an endorsement of these companies.

How to fill sandbags
Click here for a video.
From the California Department of Water Resources



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