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Established July 1, 1999

Southern Marin Fire Protection District

Serving Tamalpais Valley, Almonte, Homestead Valley, Alto, Strawberry, Tiburon, Sausalito, Fort Baker, Marin Headlands California

Welcome to SMFD

Southern Marin Fire Protection District is an independent special district established by the Marin County Board of Supervisors in July of 1999. The District was formed by the merger of the Alto-Richardson Fire Protection District and the Tamalpais Fire Protection District. 

On June 26, 2012  the City of Sausalito Fire Department was annexed into the Fire District. In October of 2010 the District signed a contract with the National Park Service to provide services to the Marin Headlands and Fort Baker areas of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.  

The Fire District serves the communities of Tamalpais Valley, Almonte, Homestead Valley, Alto, Strawberry, approximately 1/4 of the town of Tiburon, the City of Sausalito, Fort Baker and the Marin Headlands.  The District covers 20.5 square miles, a population of approximately 26,175 and over 14,100 homes and commercial properties.

The District has 54 full time employees including a Fire Chief, a Deputy Fire Chief, 2 Battalion Chiefs, a Deputy Fire Marshal, a Fire Inspector, 9 captains, 36 firefighters/engineers (15 of whom are also paramedics), and 3 administrative staff.  The District shares Battalion Chiefs with the City of Mill Valley.  This results in a total of 4 Battalion Chiefs between both agencies.

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SMFD News

07 May 2021
General News
Red Flag Warning in Effect for Marin County Critical wildfire conditions expected Friday evening and through the weekend   Marin County, CA -- The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the North Bay mountains above 2,000 feet fro...
06 May 2021
General News
National Water Safety Month May is National Water Safety Month and Southern Marin Fire District wants to ensure that every member of your family becomes water competent. This means being water smart, having swimming skills and knowing how to help oth...
06 May 2021
General News
Release Date Wed, 05/13/2020 - 12:00 Last updated March 17, 2021 We are all adjusting to new schedules and routines due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. One thing many of us have in common is we are spending more time at home which makes it es...
04 May 2021
General News
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation declaring May 2-8, 2021 as “Wildfire Preparedness Week” in the State of California.   The Governor last month signed an early action funding package to accelerate projects that will prote...

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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.

Administration

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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