Friday September 11, Marin firefighters responded to five wildfires. A morning wildfire in Point Reyes National Seashore was followed by three nearly simultaneous grass fires in Marinwood, Novato, and Hamilton. A fifth fire was reported 45 minutes later in Chileno-Valley near the Sonoma Marin border. The Marinwood, Alameda Del Prado, and Hamilton fires are considered suspicious and are under investigation. Dozens of homes were threatened during a week where wildfires burned in several Marin communities, including Greenbrae and San Rafael Thursday.
FIRESafe MARIN reminds Marin residents to take action now to protect your home and family - it's not too late, as the worst months of fire-season still lay ahead. Take a look at our 7 part series on protecting your home for a one week plan to prepare your home and family for wildfire. Then use the helpful resources on our website to learn more about wildfire safety!