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01 September 2020
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Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/ Evacuation and Repopulation Map:www.smco.community.zonehaven.com Email Updates: https://tinyurl.com/CZULightning Information LIne: 831-335-6717...
31 August 2020
News
Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/ Evacuation and Repopulation Map:www.smco.community.zonehaven.com Link to press conference (in English): https://www.pscp.tv/CALFIRECZU/1MnxndgNbBEGO...
30 August 2020
News
Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/ Evacuation and Repopulation Map:www.smco.community.zonehaven.com Link to press conference (in English):https://www.pscp.tv/CALFIRECZU/1BRJjYLVjLpGw...
30 August 2020
News
On August 29, 2020 Battalion Chief Mark Brunton did a live social media Q&A. Listen to him answer questions about preventing the fire from spreding to Santa Clara County, and long-term things you can do, which includes ensuring you have defensibl...

Evacuation Preparedness

Recent wildfires reinforce the importance of preparedness. When a wildfire strikes, seconds count. If you live in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), you must be prepared to evacuate at all times during fire-season. Follow our simple guide to help San Mateo residents prepare for and safely evacuate.

Home Hardening

Your home's first line of defense against an approaching wildfire. At least 100' of Defensible Space is required by law to help slow or stop the spread of wildfire, protecting your home from direct flame contact and radiant heat, and catching or redirecting wind blown embers.

Defensible Space

Your home's first line of defense against an approaching wildfire. At least 100' of Defensible Space is required by law to help slow or stop the spread of wildfire, protecting your home from direct flame contact and radiant heat, and catching or redirecting wind blown embers.

Living With Fire

FIRE SAFE San Mateo County publishes the excellent "Living With Fire in San Mateo County" as a valuable resource for homeowners.  Updated in 2016, this magazine style resource is available in PDF and print formats.

Projects

FIRE SAFE San Mateo County conducts a variety of local projects with grant and local funding, to provide education and fuel reduction to every San Mateo community.

Get Prepared!

FIRE SAFE San Mateo provides wildfire safety and preparedness education, programs, and project management in San Mateo County, CA.

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