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21 January 2021
News
California's Wildfire and Forest and Resilience Action Plan was released January 2021 by the Forest Management Task Force. It is a call to action for California's growing forest and wildfire crisis. It is designed to strategically accelerate efforts ...
08 December 2020
News
    Matteo Garbelotto will be giving a talk called "Living with Fire" on December 12, 2020 at 10am.  Dr. Garbelotto has previously spoken on Sudden Oak Death at a previous Fire Safe San Mateo County meeting. He is inviting anyone inter...
07 December 2020
News
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RED FLAG WARNING - LINK TO FORECAST...
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...

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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