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Fuel Breaks

One approach to managing wildland fires is to use fuel breaks in strategic locations, such as along ridge lines or around communities. The concept behind fuel breaks is to provide a defensible location for use by firefighting crews, or to reduce the fire intensity in the Wildland Urban Interface. Sausalito and Mill Valley are identifying potential fuel breaks and will be working towards this goal. Annual maintenance will be performed on any established fuel breaks created. 

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Cypress Ridge Open Space

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.


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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