Second Chance for Free Smoke Alarms

Once again, the Floating Homes Association is partnering with The American Red Cross to install free smoke alarms. ARC volunteers will conduct the installations on March 17. If you missed the previous installation, this is your chance to get FREE Kidde 10-year (sealed battery) smoke alarms installed in your home.... Read more

Brigade Lights Up Sausalito–Marin City Tunnel

Saturday Dec 16, as winter light gave over to darkness, two bands of civic-minded citizens met and merged in the pedestrian tunnel connecting Marin City to Sausalito. On any given day the walkway beneath Highway 101 is a dimly lit—if not threatening—passageway. The 5’2″ high metal bars that run the length... Read more

Free Smoke Alarms Installed in 53 Homes

Fifty-three floating homes in our community are now protected with 10-year smoke detectors. These state-of-the-art alarms were provided and installed free by the Bay Area Chapter of the Red Cross. Volunteers from the Red Cross and from our community gathered as early as 7 a.m. on August 19 to begin... Read more

Help Needed Installing Smoke Alarms

Eighty floating home households have signed up for free installations of smoke detectors on August 19, and the American Red Cross needs help from the community to meet the demand. Volunteers are needed to serve as installers, educators, or helpers from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. that Saturday. All are... Read more

Free Smoke Alarms

The Floating Homes Association is partnering with the American Red Cross to install FREE Kidde 10-year (sealed battery) smoke alarms. You may have seen previous announcements geared to an August 19 installment date. That date is now filled, but there will be other opportunities. If you’re interested in taking advantage... Read more

CERT Training – Wait List Open

  The April 1 and 8 CERT training is now fully enrolled, but Emergency Preparedness chair Flo Hoylman promises to accommodate anyone wishing to go on the wait list. To add your name, please email Flo at flohoy@gmail.com. Practice sessions on Saturday April 8 will take place on East and... Read more

Emergency Response Training April 1 & 8

The next Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in Southern Marin is scheduled for April 1 and April 8. Several floating homes folks have already signed up, and if we get 15 more, we’ll be able to hold emergency simulations on our docks. As in the past, the FHA will... Read more

Alert Marin Keeps You Informed in an Emergency

In January 2013, Marin County launched an improved version of the Alert Marin Telephone Emergency Notification System (TENS). Local emergency officials use TENS to deliver incident-specific information or potentially life-saving instructions to the geographic areas that are affected. Emergency situations that may trigger a TENS message include: Flooding, wildfires, and subsequent evacuations Public safety incidents... Read more

Sausalito Woman’s Club Offers Free CPR Training

The FHA Emergency Preparedness Committee recommends the Sausalito Woman’s Club’s Emergency Preparedness Committee Red Cross Certified CPR/AED Training. WHEN: Saturday, October 22 from 1 – 5 p.m. LOCATION: at the SWC Clubhouse – 120 Central Ave, Sausalito Chris Gallagher, Bay Model Visitor Center Park Manager, will conduct the course training, which incorporates... Read more