1. Go Bag essentials

    Wildfire Ready: Know Your Zone, Learn Your Ways Out, Prepare a Go Bag

    Being prepared for an emergency includes assembling a go bag, knowing your evacuation zone, and learning all the ways out of your neighborhood Read on...
  2. Home in the Wildland Urban Interface

    Wildfire Ready: Ensuring Defensible Space on Your Property

    Residents within or around the wildland urban interface can learn more about the zones that make up the 100’ of defensible space in wildfire prone areas, and take actions to ensure your property is wildfire ready Read on...
  3. Know Your Emergency Alerts

    Know Your Emergency Alerts

    Emergencies can happen anywhere, at any time and the City uses multiple notification systems to make sure emergency alerts are delivered to the people who need the information Read on...
  4. Local and federal elected officials post for a photo at the former site of Fire S

    $33.9M in Federal Funding Allocated to City for Rebuilding & Resiliency

    Funds will support unmet needs for rebuilding City infrastructure damaged during the 2017 wildfires AND for infrastructure improvements to protect the community from future disasters Read on...
  5. News Flash_City Logo

    Questions About Evacuation Tags?

    Read why evacuation tags are helpful in some communities, including rural areas, but are not utilized as part of the City of Santa Rosa's community evacuation strategy Read on...
  6. Hire Fire Danger Flag being raised on Red Flag Day

    Wildfire Ready: Understanding High Wind Advisories and Red Flag Events

    Helping residents better understand how winds contribute to wildfire and how we can all be better prepared for those windy, hot summer days
  7. SRFD_Declares Fire Season 2021 (2)

    SRFD to Declare May 17th Official Start of Wildfire Season in Santa Rosa

    The Fire Department is asking residents, especially those who live within or around the City’s Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) area, to take steps to prepare properties and update household emergency plans in anticipation of an active wildfire season. Read on...
  8. RFW_5.7.21

    Red Flag Warning In Effect from 11pm Friday, 5/7 to 6am, Monday 5/10 for North Bay Mountains

    The NWS is forecasting moderate early season offshore wind event beginning 11pm Friday, 5/7 to 6am Monday, 5/10 for North Bay Mountains over 1000ft elevation Read on...
  9. News Flash_City of Santa Rosa Names New Fire Chief

    City of Santa Rosa Names New Fire Chief

    Scott Westrope to take helm of Santa Rosa Fire Department. Read on...
  10. News Flash_Fuel Mitigation Burning Ordinance


Local Alerts for Local Emergencies -- The County of Sonoma has a new emergency notification system and it’s called SoCoAlert. If you register, you will receive first-hand instructions to protect lives and property should an emergency threaten your location. You will not receive non-emergency announcements such as traffic delays or notices of community events. With

SoCoAlert you’ll be able to receive alerts via home phone, text, email, social media, Voice over Internet Phone (VoIP), and TTY/TDD phones for the hearing impaired.

Sign-up online at SoCoAlert.com or by phone at 866-939-0911. Download the free app from CodeRED and receive notifications where you are!  Get your friends and family to sign up and be informed.