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Chief's Message

Finally the rain has come and the grass is green.  The cool and damp winter is welcome, and too short!  Spring will be here soon enough, and it is a good time to get fuel clearance projects done.

With the last two terrible fire seasons, the topic of how citizens are informed of emergencies has been on everyone's mind.  Sonoma County has been working to improve its capabilities in this area.  The most important thing community members can do to stay informed is to make sure they are registered accurately with every appropriate notification mechanism.

SoCo Alert
Sign-up for SoCo Alert to receive emergency notifications and advisements.
Sign-up on line at SoCoAlert.com or by phone at 866-939-0911.

Sea Ranch Notification System
If you live or own property on The Sea Ranch submit current information for TSRA's Emergency Notification System.

Nixle
Sign-up for Nixie to receive emergency and non-emergency notifications and advisements. Go to www.nixle.com and/or text your zip code to 888777 to opt-in to text alerts.

Federal Alert Systems
The FCC  manages the Emergency Alert System (EAS)  Amber Alerts, and the Wireless Emergency Alert System (WEA). Do not opt-out of these alerts on your mobile device. Emergency notifications including evacuation orders may be issued through those systems.

- Fire Chief Bonnie Plakos

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  • Chief's Message

    Finally the rain has come and the grass is green.  The cool and damp winter is welcome, and too short!  Spring will be here soon enough, and it is a good time to get fuel clearance projects done. With the...

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The 2018 burn ban was lifted on November 26, 2018; click here for details.  Call 707-565-BURN (565-2876) for more information. Click here to see burn districts. NSCFPD is in the Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District (NSCAPCD). See FAQ page for more burn information.

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Position available for those who are willing to be awakened in early hours from sound sleep to run out of their homes in the most inclement weather, to face an hour or more of exhausting, hazardous, physically demanding labor in a heavily insulated, poorly ventilated, unfashionable outfit.  Interested? 

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