Safety Tips from PG&E

With so little rainfall this autumn, fire season will last longer than usual. In response, PG&E is offering planning tips for dealing with power shutoffs and other emergencies.  While some of these tips are specifically for older adults and individuals with independent living needs, others apply to everyone. Each of...

Fire Extinguisher Tips

The National Safety Council (NSC) website is loaded with tips for preventing, fighting and escaping fires, including the following tips on when and how to use a fire extinguisher: Always put your safety first; if you are not confident in your ability to use a fire extinguisher, get out and call...

More Dock Safety Tips

Fire is an ever-present danger on in our community, and during the recent dock safety webinar, a number of fire prevention and firefighting tips were provided by Marshal Nau, fire inspector with the Mill Valley Fire Department and a member of the Southern Marin Fire Protection District (SMFPD): Clean your...

Dock Safety Tips from the Pros

The dock safety webinar recently presented by officials from the Southern Marin Fire Protection District offered many helpful insights into how to survive a fire in or around the floating homes community. Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman opened the webinar by reporting that 97% of respondents to the recent FHA...

Dock Safety Webinar Oct 29

Preliminary results from the recent FHA survey indicate that emergency preparedness is a top priority in our community. In response, Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman has arranged for a Zoom seminar which will specifically address wildfire safety issues for floating homes. The meeting, which will be held at 5:30 p.m....

How To Survive a Wildfire Evacuation

The second “Living With Fire in Marin” webinar developed by FIRESafe MARIN deals with “Evacuation & Warnings—How To Survive a Wildfire.” If you didn’t see the original live presentation, you can view a recording of the session, complete with questions from the audience, on YouTube. Hosted by Rich Shortfall, Executive...

Big Day for FireMaster

This year, the FHA invited members of Sausalito Village to join us for fire extinguisher recharge day on September 26. The result was a record crowd in the Waldo Point Harbor parking lot, as folks lined up—all masked and socially distanced—with fire extinguishers to be examined and refilled. FireMaster, aka...