Marin Air Quality Impacted by Local Fires & Drift Smoke

The fires burning in the North Bay will cause poor air quality for the foreseeable future. A “Spare The Air Alert” has been issued for Friday 08/21 through Sunday 08/23 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Let the smoke in the air serve as a reminder for residents to:

  • Clean your gutters and sweep your decks.
  • Clean up dry vegetation against your home.
  • Check on your neighbors to ensure that everybody can evacuate.
  • Be prepared for an evacuation warning or order, sign up at

To help with evacuation planning, please click here. Know your way out.

During smoky conditions we ask that you, please do not call 911 unless you see fire.

For more information please call 415-389-4130.

See the attached WUI flyer for additional ideas for preparing your defensible space around your home. Remember to avoid generating sparks in these times.