San Rafael Fire

The San Rafael Wildfire Prevention and Protection Action Plan, approved by the City Council at their meeting on March 18, 2019, outlines various goals to proactively and aggressively address the growing risks associated with wildfire. The draft Plan was originally presented to the City Council on January 22, 2019 by San Rafael Fire Chief Chris Gray and Emergency Manager Quinn Gardner. The primary objectives of the plan include the following:

  • Ordinance changes to mitigate wildfire risk

  • Additional staffing, funds, and resources to address hazards

  • Expanded and new public outreach and education

  • Expanded and new fuel reduction

  • Expanded and new preparedness efforts

  • Improving and increasing vegetation management plans (VMPs)