• Defensible Space

    Defensible Space 100 feet defensible space – it is the law! Protect your home from wildfire! It's important to create defensible space around your home now. Our Defensible Space flyer provides important 'how-to' create defensible space to help firefighters help you in the event of a wildfire.

  • Link to the flyer for the free Green Waste Day

    Free Green Waste Days Wildfire is coming! The County of Marin and Marin Fire have partnered with West Marin Compost and FIRESafe Marin to offer Free Green Waste Days, June 10-11th and July 8-9th. Take this opportunity to dispose of your cut vegetation for free.

  • St. Vincents Fire

    Coordinated Fire Attack The Tam Fire Crew and a Marin County Fire Department Type III engine working side by side at a vegetation fire.

  • Loma Fire

    Loma Fire A firefighter holding the fireline at night.

  • Multi-Agency Water Rescue Training in San Francisco Bay

    Multi-agency Water Resuce Training The Public Safety agencies in Marin County have adopted the Coastal Incident Response Plan due to a dramatic increase in calls for service in the waters surrounding and in Marin County. Here are members from multiple-agencies training on Rescue Watercraft to ensure a seamless and safe response.

  • Readiness is Our Business

    Readiness is Our Business One of the most important responsibilities of Marin County Fire Department is to be prepared for a response of any type at any time. Readiness is the business of the 147 men and women members of MCFD. For more information, please view our readiness video.

  • Photo of the San Francisco Bay from Mt. Tamalpais - Lookout images available now

    Fire Detection Cameras Our Fire Detection Camera network is scanning the county 24/7 for the threat of new fires.  We also provide near live time images for the public from these cameras.  For more information, please visit the webpage dedicated to our cameras.

  • Fighting a wildfire in trees

    In the Thick of It It's no easy task fighting a fast-moving wildfire on a hot day. Smoke, ash and heat are intense as you can see in this photo from the Humboldt Fire.

  • EMS rescue of an injured hiker

    Emergency Medical Services Our paramedics are a highly trained fast response team who are equipped with the latest technology and often are the first responders to a medical emergency.

  • Tamalpais Fire Crew

    Tamalpais Fire Crew Marin County Fire Department’s Tamalpais Fire Crew is dedicated to wildland fire response and vegetation management throughout the County of Marin.

  • Flood Rescue

    Flooding Flooding can be catastrophic, forcing people from their homes and cutting off access to supplies and emergency services.  We're there to help.

  • Fire Academy Training

    Training But the larger part of our jobs is fighting/preventing fires.  Ongoing training is an important part of keeping fire and emergency personnel prepared in the event of a fire.

  • Mutual Aid situation E1565 at the Sand Fire in El Dorado County

    Sand Fire, El Dorado County Another Mutual Aid Situation; E1565 defending a structure with support from Tanker 911 on the Sand Fire in El Dorado County.

  • US&R

    Urban Search and Rescue Our team was the first US&R Team to be recognized as a Regional Task Force (RTF) and has been used as a model for 10 additional RTFs throughout the State of California.

  • West Fire, Kern County

    Aerial Support Helicopters are often used in 'air attacks' to fight wildfires as they are capable of dumping water on fire areas which are difficult to reach from the ground.