Marin Air Quality Impacted By California Fires - 9/9/20

Ominous orange skies are looming over Southern Marin. Southern Marin Fire District is here to remind you that due to the heavy smoke and falling ash from several of the California fires, please take note of these safety reminders:

-Stay indoors to avoid breathing the air. 

-Wear a mask if you leave your home.

-Drive with your headlights on, slow down, and avoid distractions.

-Have your emergency evacuation bag packed.

-Be prepared for an evacuation warning or order, sign up at

To help with evacuation planning, please click here for the City of Mill Valley. 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. Our Southern Marin Fire District Firefighters are standing by.