Category: Fire Department

Parking Box Program Update and Signage Improvement

A second round of parking clarifications in the Gerstle Park, Fair Hills, and West End Neighborhoods are scheduled to be installed in February to help improve emergency access and egress.  After the installation of new signage last year, there was an adjustment period where staff worked closely with residents in these neighborhoods to make any … Continued

Fire-Adapted Demonstration Garden construction beginning December 15th, 2022

Have you been wondering what a fire-adapted landscape or yard looks like? Come see for yourself at the San Rafael Fire Department fire-adapted demonstration garden at the San Rafael Community Center located at 618 B Street in spring 2023.   Beginning Thursday, December 15th, 2022, the San Rafael Fire Department, in collaboration with the San Rafael … Continued

Parking Box Implementation Update

During the first few weeks in October, the initial round of parking clarifications in the Gerstle Park, Fair Hills, and West End Neighborhoods were completed to help improve emergency access and egress. After the installation of the new signage, there has been an adjustment period where staff have been working with residents in these neighborhoods … Continued

Fire Road Fuel Reduction in China Camp State Park Beginning on October 5th, 2022

Starting October 5th, 2022, the San Rafael Fire Department, in collaboration with California State Parks and Marin County Fire Department will begin vegetation management along fire roads in China Camp State Park. The work will remove invasive weeds, grasses, shrubs, dead woody vegetation, and some small diameter trees along the road edge to reduce wildfire … Continued

Fire Road Fuel Reduction in San Rafael Open Space Beginning October 22, 2022

Beginning October 22, 2022, the San Rafael Fire Department, in collaboration with Marin County Fire Department will begin vegetation management along Gold Hill Fire Road in San Rafael Open Space. The work will remove invasive weeds, grasses, shrubs, dead woody vegetation, and some small-diameter trees along the road edge to reduce wildfire risk and provide … Continued

SAN RAFAEL SHADED FUEL BREAK SITE VISIT

SAN RAFAEL SHADED FUEL BREAK SITE VISIT Please join us for a field trip hosted by ESP to a shaded fuel break completed by San Rafael Fire Department in collaboration with MWPA. This project includes removal of invasive broom and acacia in the open space between Greenwood Ave & Upper Toyon Drive. Location: City-owned open … Continued

Fire Road Fuel Reduction in China Camp State Park Beginning on October 5th, 2022

Starting October 5th, 2022, the San Rafael Fire Department, in collaboration with California State Parks and Marin County Fire Department will begin vegetation management along fire roads in China Camp State Park. The work will remove invasive weeds, grasses, shrubs, dead woody vegetation, and some small diameter trees along the road edge to reduce wildfire … Continued

Installation Scheduled for Parking Boxes and Additional Signage

Parking clarifications in the Dominican, Gerstle Park, Fair Hills, and West End Neighborhoods are scheduled for installation starting the 2nd week in October. Painted curbs, new signage, and parking boxes will help offer a clear indication of where it is safe to park and still allow safe resident emergency evacuation and access for emergency vehicles. … Continued

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