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Hope you can join us at this fun event!  On Tuesday, August 2nd from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, people all over the Unites States will observe the 33rd annual National Night Out (NNO). This program was created by the National Association of Town Watch to make a statement against crime throughout the country. Initially the primary purpose of National Night Out was to get neighbors to leave their front porch lights on, showing their support of their local police departments in the fight against crime.  Last year, 38.3 million people in over 16,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories,...
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MEDIA RELEASE - STRUCTURE FIRE EMERGENCY INFORMATION Date: July 3, 2016   Time of Occurrence: 19:37 hrs Nature of Incident: Structure Fire Location:  224 Ridgeway Ave, Fairfax Number of Units Responding/ Covering Stations:  8 Engines, 2 ALS Medic Units, 3 Battalion Chiefs                                        Personnel Responding: 27 Other Agencies Involved:  Marin County Fire, San Rafael Fire, Kentfield Fire Estimated Dollar Loss:  $600,000 structure (estimate) Time of Control: 20:55 hrs Injuries: No injuries Cause:  Accidental (spontaneous combustion of oily rags - linseed oil) Narrative:  Ross Valley Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located at 224 Ridgeway Road, Fairfax. Fire engines reported...
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The recent, destructive fire in Fairfax emphasizes the potential hazards of improperly using and disposing of oil and stain soaked rags.  Spontaneous combustion fires can occur quickly and cause extensive damage to a home.  It is important to remember to properly dispose of the used rags. The most common type of Spontaneous Combustion fires are those caused by improperly disposed of oil and stain soaked rags. Examples of these products are oil- based paints and stains, teak and linseed oils, varnishes and polyurethane, paint thinners, etc. Spontaneous combustion of oily rags occurs when rag or cloth is slowly heated to its...
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The Town of Fairfax and Ross Valley Fire Department will host Chipper Days for green waste collection at decentralized sites throughout the town. Residents will be able to drop off their brush at the following locations: CHIPPER DAY DROP OFF LOCATIONS: Scenic neighborhood Olema Rd & Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Saturday, August 6 from 9 am– 3 pm Jolly Hill neighborhood Pavilion parking lot Saturday, August 13 from 9 am - 3 pm Cascade neighborhood Doc Edgar Park Saturday, September 10 from 9 am – 3 pm Deer Park neighborhood Deer Park parking lot* Saturday, September 24 from 9 am - 3pm *Site pending...
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DROP OFF ONLY AT END OF BUTTERFIELD ROAD! Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District, Ross Valley Fire Department, and FIRESafe MARIN will have a chipper station located at the end of Butterfield (by the entrance to San Domenico) Sunday, June 5, 2016.   Clean up your property to create defensible space and help prevent wildfires in Sleepy Hollow, then bring the vegetation on that day and we will chip it for you!  This service is available to Sleepy Hollow residents only.  Fairfax, San Anselmo, and Ross will host Chipper Days later this summer and fall.  Check back soon for details! Date: June 5, 2016 Time: 9AM-3PM Location: At the end...
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