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12 November 2020
News
The Amah Mutsun Land Trust is hosting their first ever fire symposium online on November 19, from 3:00 - 4:30 PM.  The event will bring together tribal leaders, fire researchers, archaeologists, and others for a discussion on coastal Central Cal...
10 November 2020
News
Fire Safe San Mateo County would like to share this article with the Fire Safe Council membership from Wildfire today by Jack Cohen and Dave Strohmaier.  https://wildfiretoday.com/2020/09/21/community-destruction-during-extreme-wildfires-is-a-ho...
04 November 2020
News
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! SIGN UP HERE!! Drop off chipping event for Loma Mar and Dearborn Park. Two weekends in November. Drop off your material between 10am-4pm on the following dates at Redwood Glen, 100 Wright Drive, Loma Mar, CA November 7 & 8 Nove...
04 November 2020
News
Curb-side chipping event in the Highlands neighborhood. Chipping will be available for half of the residents on November 16 and half on November 18.  Residents should recieve brochures (linked below) indicating what date their house will be elig...

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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