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11 November 2021
News
Camp Fire –Fire Progression Timeline San Mateo County, FireSafeCouncil Camp Fire Progression Timeline Chapter 7A 20210802-pdf.pdf...
05 November 2021
News
We are very lucky to have NIST’s, Alexander Maranghides present a report on the Camp Fire’s progression and time line of the fire and how the structures within the community of Paradise faired. Video and Audio by computer: click this link...
14 October 2021
News
Fire Safe San Mateo Oct 13 2021 Presentations: Update and new information on pathogens and diseases affecting bay area trees and increasing our wildfire hazardous fuels. Matteo Garbelotto U.C. Berkley Lab The forming of a neighborhood alliance to add...
11 August 2021
News
Fire Safe  Aug 11th Don Bullard Risk Assessment & Rust DayWhy is CA Burning Please click here to access the video recording. When prompted, use the passcode: FbA.@6BU  ...

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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