Fire Safe San Mateo News

Wildfire Safety Blog and News from Fire Safe San Mateo.
Aug
22

Información en Español

Continue reading
Aug
22

Donations for CZU Lightning Complex Fire Evacuees

To support our fellow community members, consider donating to:

Puente, which supports south coast families: https://mypuente.org

Red Cross: RedCross Bay Area Chapter

Please also consider donating to local food banks. 

 

Animals are in need too:

Peninusla Human Society is accepting donations of pet food, cat litter, newspapers at their Coyote Point Shelter. 12 Airport Blvd, San Mateo. and financial donation here. 

The San Mateo County Large Animal Evacuation Group is also requesting help to feed displaced animals. see below for message from SMCLAEG:

Please call Pastorino's Hay and Feed at 650 726-6155 and/or Western Saddlery at 925 460-0373 and let them know you'd like to have them charge a $$ amount to your credit card...from there the Evac group can get hay and essentials to these displaced animals. Please let them know you are calling on behalf of the San Mateo County Large Animal Evacuation Group. SMCLAEG is not a 5013C so this is not tax deductible at this time but right now they just need to feed these animals. 

Please see message below fromm CAL FIRE Incident Commander about donations to CAL FIRE

Continue reading
Aug
22

Large Animal Evacuation - Cow Palace & Help to feed displaced animals

 

Cow Palace has become a large animal evacuation center in response to the CZU Lightning Complex fire. 

Please call: 650-420-4121

 

You may also call the San Mateo County Large Animal Evacuation Group for Assistance: https://smclaeg.org

Laura: 650-450-0520

Robin: 650-450-0516

Emilie: 650-773-8780

 

The San Mateo County Large Animal Evacuation Group is also requesting help to feed displaced animals. see below for message from SMCLAEG:

Please call Pastorino's Hay and Feed at 650 726-6155 and/or Western Saddlery at 925 460-0373 and let them know you'd like to have them charge a $$ amount to your credit card...from there the Evac group can get hay and essentials to these displaced animals. Please let them know you are calling on behalf of the San Mateo County Large Animal Evacuation Group. SMCLAEG is not a 5013C so this is not tax deductible at this time but right now they just need to feed these animals.

 

Continue reading
Aug
22

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU Lightning Complex, Aug 22, 2020, 7am

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation Map: www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Email Updates (sign up here): https://tinyurl.com/CZUlightning

Continue reading
Aug
21

CAL FIRE Incident Map - Aug 21

Link to map AND evacuation zone here: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/f0121f7f2f0941afb3ed70529b2cee75

 

Below, Incident Map as of August 21

 

Continue reading
Aug
21

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU Lightning Complex, Aug 21, 2020, 7pm

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation Map: www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Email Updates (sign up here): https://tinyurl.com/CZUlightning

Continue reading
Aug
21

How to use Evacuation Map (zonehaven)

CAL FIRE and emergency services are using ZoneHaven for evacuation maps. These are the official maps used by San Mateo County for emergency response.

https://smco.community.zonehaven.com

If you are having difficulties using the map, please see the instructions below.

Continue reading
Aug
20

BE PREPARED: Emergency Supply Kit

Put together your emergency supply kit and have it accessible so you can take it with you when you have to evacuate. Learn more: https://www.readyforwildfire.org/prepare-for-wildfire/get-set/emergency-supply-kit/

Emergency Supply Kit Checklist

  • Face masks or coverings
  • Three-day supply of non-perishable food and three gallons of water per person
  • Map marked with at least two evacuation routes
  • Prescriptions or special medications
  • Change of clothing
  • Extra eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • An extra set of car keys, credit cards, cash or traveler’s checks
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Battery-powered radio and extra batteries
  • Sanitation supplies
  • Copies of important documents (birth certificates, passports, etc.)
  • Don’t forget pet food and water!

Items to take if time allows:

  • Easily carried valuables
  • Family photos and other irreplaceable items
  • Personal computer information on hard drives and disks
  • Chargers for cell phones, laptops, etc.

 

Continue reading
Aug
20

INCIDENT UPDATE: CZU Lightning Complex, Aug 20, 2020, 7pm

Incident Website: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/

Evacuation Map: www.smco.community.zonehaven.com

Email Updates (sign up here): https://tinyurl.com/CZUlightning

Continue reading
Aug
20

Evacuation Orders for San Mateo County, August 20

For the most up-to-date evacuation maps and orders, please see: https://smco.community.zonehaven.com

Please note: Evacuation Order means leave IMMEDIATELY, and Evaucation Warning mean prepare to leave if ordered. 

To receive email updates, sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/CZUlightning

To receive text alerts, sign up with SMC Alert System: https://hsd.smcsheriff.com/smcalert

Continue reading

Copyright 2012-2020. FIRE SAFE San Mateo County | SiteAdmin | Web Design by XMR Fire