Hands-Only CPR Training Aug 13

The Southern Marin Fire District and Marin County Emergency Medical Services will host the 12th annual county–wide free CPR event at three locations in Southern Marin from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. Drop-in locations include the Sausalito Ferry Landing, Target in Marin City, and the Depot...

CERT Training Available this Summer

The Southern Marin Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their neighborhood and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations. Trained CERTs also have opportunities to...

Register Your Cell Phone with AlertMarin

Marin County’s AlertMarin Emergency Notification System’s primary purpose is to advise citizens of any situation occurring or about to occur that threatens harm to life and/or property or is deemed dangerous by officials. Originally, these alerts were sent to land lines; now you can receive them on your cell phone...

Emergency Evacuation Drill June 4

On Saturday, June 4, the Southern Marin Fire Protection District will conduct a voluntary emergency evacuation drill in the MLK Park area just off Coloma, west of Bridgeway. The evacuation drill will help first responders assess the issues that may arise if an evacuation becomes necessary due to a disaster...

Ember Stomp May 28

Fire Safe Marin and Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority present “Ember Stomp,” a wildfire prevention and preparedness festival. This free event will create an opportunity to further build community while enjoying interactive games and demonstrations that educate Marin County residents on wildfire safety. The festival will honor community activists, highlight wildfire...

Emergency Videos on FHA Website

In conjunction with Sausalito Village, FHA Emergency Services Chair Flo Hoylman has made a series of videos on how to prepare ‘Grab–and–Go’ bags for people and pets, plus advice on pre-planning the 10 most important items you would take if you had 10 minutes to evacuate. FHA members can view...

More King Tides Ahead

During the early winter months, the combination of the lunar phase and the solar perihelion (when the earth is closest to the sun) can generate especially high tides, also known as king tides. King tides that exceed 6.5′ typically cause street flooding in Sausalito, most often on Gate 5 Road...

Bomb Cyclone Sinks Anchor–Outs

The October 24 bomb cyclone significantly impacted anchor-out vessels. According to USA Today, the recent low pressure phenomenon pulled deep tropical moisture from the Pacific Ocean, creating an atmospheric river that brought strong wind gusts and heavy rain on land and in Richardson’s Bay. Jim Malcolm, the new harbormaster for...