The City of Santa Rosa Fire Department officially declares May 17 as the start of the 2021 wildfire season in Santa Rosa
Find information and resources on this page to learn more about what the City of Santa Rosa is doing AND what you can do to help reduce wildfire risk in Santa Rosa. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please contact us for help.
Are you ready for an emergency, Santa Rosa? Every household must be prepared in the event Santa Rosa experiences a wildfire or other emergency. Read preparedness tips, sign up for emergency alerts, look up your evacuation zone, download a pre-evacuation checklist, review your neighborhood travel routes, and reference a go-bag packing list using the City of Santa Rosa's online emergency preparedness information and resources.
Santa Rosa was devastated by the 2017 Northern California wildfires which, in the city alone, took 9 lives and destroyed 3,043 homes. In September 2020, the Glass Fire also impacted Santa Rosa destroying another 34 homes and damaging 23. As the community moves on in recovery from these disasters, the Santa Rosa Fire Department continues to work with residents to help prevent as well as prepare for the threat of other future wildfires. It takes each of us working together to create a more resilient community.