Adopting the Wildfire Prevention and Protection Action Plan as a framework was just the first step. Follow our ongoing efforts to implement the objectives in the plan.


Objective 7: Establish more Firewise communities in San Rafael

  • A new website to serve as centralized source for Firewise information in San Rafael
  • Two community meetings, "Becoming Firewise" are scheduled to help residents interested in learning more about what they can do to help their neighborhood become Firewise. The meetings will be May 2nd and 3rd, from 6:00-7:30pm at Terra Linda Community Center and City Council Chambers respectively.

Objective 14: Develop new efforts, solutions, and resources dedicated to wildfire prevention and protection

  • San Rafael is please to welcome an AmeriCorps NCCC team for 10 weeks to help low income, elderly, and disabled residents achieve defensible space. The Team will also be working in City open space and other community projects. If you, or someone you know needs assistance achieving defensible space, let us know by submitting an interest form.

Objective 30: Improve public emergency alerting capabilities and policies

  • All residents are encouraged to sign up for SRPD alerts by texting their 5 digit zip code to 888-777 or visiting nixle.com. Residents should also sign up for County alerts at alertmarin.org.
  • The City of San Rafael is in the process of upgrading our alerting software.
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