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A creek level gauge has been installed on Sleepy Hollow Creek at Fire Station 20, 150 Butterfield Road.  This gauge, like the ones at Fairfax Fire Station 21 and downtown San Anselmo, provides supplemental data regarding runoff and creek flow. This data is made available to the public on the Ross Valley Fire Department "Creek Levels and Weather" web-page.  Sleepy Hollow Creek is a significant tributary of San Anselmo Creek, and is the primary source of water for several neighborhoods that experience flooding duiring significant runoff events, including Sleepy Hollow, the Alameda, and the Morningside neighborhood. The data and information on...
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Ross Valley Fire Department is working along with volunteers from the Marin Master Gardeners to design, establish and maintain a community demonstration garden to replace the lawn at Fire Station 20, 150 Butterfield Road. You may have noticed that during the past few drought ridden summers the front lawn has died and turned into a large weed patch. Our new garden will consist of drought tolerant plants, showcasing both California natives and fire resistive plants - providing the community with ideas and the knowledge to transform their own home gardens into low water and/or fire resistive design.  Not only will the...
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As many of you may have seen, there have been issues with the battery chargers on the new Hoverboards.  Below, you will see some safety information from the National Fire Prevention Association.  Please follow these tips.   In addition, recently there have been two fires in Sonoma County that resulted in damage to homes that were caused by Hoverboards being plugged in, charging. One caused major damage to the home, while the other caused extensive smoke damage throughout the home. Download this hoverboard safety flyer for more information....
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Ross Valley Firefighters, assisted by Kentfield Fire Protection District and Marin COunty Fire Department quickly extinguished a Sunday night fire at a Fairfax Hot Tub Spa The fire was reported at Frogs, 10 School St. Plaza, at 7:37 p.m., forcing evacuations of nearby businesses.  Firefighters attacked the fire aggressively, controlling it at 7:53 pm. Damage is estimated at $60,000, and the cause is under investigation. Upon arrival, Ross Valley firefighters found heavy fire conditions at the rear of the complex.  Their quick action limited damage to an exterior spa suite, a utility shed and spa equipment, before the fire spread to...
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Ross Valley Firefighter Mike Guttierez rescues dog from burning apartment, above. June 3, 2015, Kentfield, CA.  Firefighters rescued a woman from her balcony at an apartment complex fire this morning in Kentfield.Sheriff's Lt. Doug Pittman says the apartment where the rescued woman lives was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Firefighters say there were no reports of serious injury, but 12 people were displaced. One woman suffered smoke inhalation said Pittman. The apartments are located on Kent Avenue near Hillside Avenue. The fire broke out around 9:30 a.m. It was contained about an hour later. A small stretch of Kent Avenue will...
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