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2017 Mill Valley Evacuation Drill

2017 Mill Valley Evacuation Drill
Saturday, May 20, 2017  |  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Locations: Edgewood and Homestead Valley Neighborhoods
On SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017, the City of Mill Valley will be conducting its annual emergency drill in the Edgewood and Homestead Valley neighborhoods. If you live in these neighborhoods we invite you to participate in this VOLUNTARY EVACUATION, which is held in cooperation with the Mill Valley Fire Department, Southern Marin Fire Protection District, Mill Valley Police Department, Marin County Sheriff’s Office, and the Mill Valley Emergency Preparedness Commission. This annual drill helps first responders assess the issues that may arise if such an evacuation became necessary due to a disaster, such as an earthquake or a wildland fire on Mount Tamalpais.

The drill begins on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with an activation of the Alert Marin Telephone Emergency Notification System\ which is a reverse 9-1-1 dialing system that can be used to alert residents in the event of an emergency. If you have not signed up already, please do so prior to the drill at www.alertmarin.org. If you have difficulty signing up, contact the Mill Valley Fire Department at (415) 389-4130.

After you receive the emergency activation, please proceed to the Drill Command Center located in the Tamalpais High School parking lot at 700 Miller Avenue between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

  • Evacuate by foot, bike or vehicle to the Tam High parking lot. If you know that a neighbor will require evacuation assistance, please let us know. 
  • Emergency information and demonstrations will be provided by our community emergency partners, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), the Red Cross, Marin Humane Society, Whistlestop Wheels, Marin Medical Reserve Corps, Emergency Preparedness Commission and the Salvation Army.
 For more information, please click on the below links. 
 
 
 
Questions? please contact Mill Valley Fire Department Fire Chief Tom Welch at 
(415) 389-4130 
or evacuation@cityofmillvalley.org.
 
 
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Blood Drive - Friday, May 12, 2017

On Friday, May 12, 2017, there will be a Blood Drive at Southern Marin Fire at Fire Station 4 located at 309 Poplar Street in Mill Valley from 3:00 to 7:00 pm.

The first 30 confirmed donors will get a reflective address placard and firefighter assistance to install it. This is a $45 value.

For more information, please contact Captain Cary Gloeckner at (415) 380.1101 or by email at cgloeckner@smfd.org

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BHO and Indoor Grows Class January 24, 2017

Join instructor Chris Jelinek of Humboldt Bay FD January 24, 2017 to review Indoor Grow House and Butane Hash Hazards, and Response Considerations.

To register:

Email:
landre@smfd.org

$25 Checks Payable to:

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Fully Involved Leadership Class: January 12, 2017

Southern Marin Fire District is honored to have Captain Mark VonAppen to present His Fully Involved Leadership Class on January 12, 2017. If you would like to attend, sign up today as space is limited.

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Toy & Food Donations Accepted at All Fire Stations

Toy & Food Collection - LAST WEEKEND FOR DONATIONS

Southern Marin Fire is collecting toys and food for the Holiday Season. Food donations benefit the Marin-SF Food Band and all toy donations are distributed by the Salvation Army to families & children who live in Marin County. You may drop off donations of food and toys at any SMFD Fire station located at 308 Reed Boulevard in Strawberry, 309 Poplar Street in Tam Valley and 333 Johnson Street in Sausalito.

Toys and food will be collected until Wednesday, December 19th. 

Your donations and generosity can make the Holidays bright for families and kids!

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Our Mission

The Mission of the Southern Marin Fire District is to contribute to Greater Southern Marin Community’s reputation as a safe, friendly, economically thriving community in which to live, work, learn, play and visit.

We achieve our mission by providing the highest quality local and regional community risk reduction, suppression, emergency medical services, rescue, marine response, disaster preparedness and community education services possible within the resources provided to us.

We are professional, proud, compassionate, highly-trained, and committed to utilizing state of the art technology to provide services that meet or exceed the expectations of our community.

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308 Reed Boulevard
Mill Valley, CA 94941

Tel: (415) 388-8182
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