General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) in Cazadero

General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) in Cazadero

Story by Mike Nicholls During and following the Walbridge Fire in 2020. Cazadero had no 911 service for days – our telephone landline provider, Frontier Communications experienced a central office back-up battery failure, Comcast/Xfinity failed once their battery...
What is a Community Wildfire Protection Plan?

What is a Community Wildfire Protection Plan?

In 2019, Fire Safe Occidental embarked on an ambitious project to create a Community Wildfire Protection Plan. This work was completely driven by local volunteers. The group held community meetings, mailed out surveys to every address in the Occidental Services...
How To Create a Wildfire Action Plan

How To Create a Wildfire Action Plan

Your Wildfire Action Plan must be prepared and made familiar to all members of your household well in advance of a wildfire. Use the checklist below to help create your plan. Each family’s plan will be different, depending on a variety of issues, needs, and...
How To Assemble an Emergency Supply Kit

How To Assemble an Emergency Supply Kit

The Sonoma County Department of Emergency Management has created a helpful video for creating go bags for the whole family. Watch the video and read on for a detailed checklist! Put together your emergency supply kit long before a wildfire or other disaster occurs and...