Mill Valley and the Southern Marin area has been experiencing drift smoke for the last couple of days from the Mendocino Complex fire in Mendocino and Lake Counties. Today there was a fire on Black Mountain a few miles west of the Nicasio Reservoir in West Marin, which has increased the visibility of smoke in our area. According to Marin County Fire, the fire has burned 40 acres and is 30% contained. The forward progress of the fire has been stopped.
Are you ready? As we have seen from recent fires in Northern CA, wildland fire is a reality that can strike at any time. Please review the fire prevention and preparedness resources you can find here.