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Southern Marin Fire Protection District


Fire Suppression, EMS, Technical Rescue, Hazardous Materials, Maritime Emergencies


The District operates three stations, and responds to about 4,100 incidents per year. The Headquarters Station, (Station 9) in Strawberry serves as the administrative offices and houses an Engine, Paramedic Medium Rescue, Battalion Chief and a California RTF Swift Water Rescue Unit. The Tamalpais Valley Station, (Station 4) houses a Type 1 (Municipal) Engine, a Type 3 (Wildland) Engine, Ladder Truck and a Paramedic Ambulance. The Sausalito Station (Station 1) houses an Engine, a Paramedic Ambulance and a dive unit. The crews there cross-staff the Fireboat, an Inflatable Rescue Boat, and are members of the Dive Team.

In addition to our own area, the District provides paramedic ambulance service to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Beach, and the Muir Woods National Monument. The District also provides a regional rescue unit which serves all of the above areas, the Tiburon peninsula, and the Golden Gate Bridge area.

The Fire District, in 2015, contracted with CityGate Associates, LLC, for the purposes of conducting a Fire & EMS Deployment Analysis, or Standards of Response Coverage (SOC) Report. Completed in 2016 the Report, Volume 1 & 2, are linked below.

Deployment Analysis

pdf Vol 1 So Marin FPD Executive Summary Final (09 22 16) (1009 KB)

pdf Vol 2 So Marin FPD Technical Report Final (09 22 16) (2.07 MB)

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.


28 Libertyship Way
Suite 2800
Sausalito, CA 94965

Tel: (415) 388-8182
Fax: (415) 388-8181

Emergencies: DIAL 9-1-1

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