Get support and services during Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events
All combustion appliances—furnaces, boilers, fireplaces, wood stoves, propane-fired hot-water heaters, and heating and cooking stoves—produce carbon monoxide (CO), an invisible, odorless and potentially lethal gas. If any of these appliances is not properly vented or has even a small leak, your house could be filling with carbon monoxide. This is why the law now requires every home be equipped…
We all know disaster can strike at any time. Thankfully most of us will live entire lives without being affected by a major disaster. However, no one is immune, and everyone should be prepared for the unthinkable.
Exit Drills In The Home
All fireworks, even the so-called “Safe and Sane” fireworks, are illegal in the Sonoma County Fire District, the City of Santa Rosa, and all unincorporated areas of Sonoma County. Why? Because there are no safe fireworks
Fireplace, Wood Stove, and Space Heater Safety
Every so often, a significant storm (wind and rain) passes through our area. The fire district encourages residents to take precautions to ensure they’re storm-ready.
Smoke Detectors/Alarms—What You May Not Know
Rocket — a half Belgian Malinois, half Border collie — was discovered by the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation from a Sacramento shelter, where he was considered unadoptable because he was too rambunctious. The foundation, an Ojai nonprofit dedicated to finding and training USAR dogs, took Rocket home from the shelter only days before he was scheduled to be put to sleep. As it turns out…