RED FLAG WATCH from 11 pm Sunday through 5 pm Tuesday. Gusty offshore winds & drying conditions. Walk around your house to ensure it still complies with defensible space standards. Pack your go bag. Go to www.oaklandcpandr.org for more tips.
Oakland Firesafe Council

Past Events

November OFSC Meeting

• Wednesday • 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM • Contact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information • Join us for our monthly meeting. OFSC board members are in attendance along with invited guests which can include representatives from the City of Oakland EMSD, OFD, […]

FOSC 17th ANNUAL NATIVE PLANT SALE AND OPEN HOUSE 

• Saturday • 10am-3pm • In-person sale and open house at the Friends of Sausal Creek Native Plant Nursery in Joaquin Miller Park. Updates, plant lists and event details – https://www.sausalcreek.org/native-plant-sale-2022

Virtual Town Hall on Emergency Preparedness

• Wednesday • 2:00pm • Hosted by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and State Senator Steven Bradford. Hear from experts on what you can do to prepare in the event of an emergency. Special guests will include the California Earthquake Authority, […]

October OFSC Meeting

• Saturday• 10:30 am-Noon • Contact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information • Join us for our monthly meeting. OFSC board members are in attendance along with invited guests which can include representatives from the City of Oakland EMSD, OFD, CAL Fire, et al.  […]

UP to Good 2022

• Thursday • 4:30-5:30pm • Virtual Wine Tasting Party Fundraiser for UP About United Policyholders (UP): Funds raised during UP to Good will help United Policyholders meet the high demand for the impactful disaster preparedness and recovery and insurance consumer advocacy […]

Great Oakland ShakeOut

• Thursday • 9:00am-11:30am • Fruitvale Village – 3301 E. 12th Street, Oakland, 94601 Great Oakland Shakeout Event and preparedness fair at the Fruitvale Transit Center, complete with a public stop, drop, and hold on drill, an earthquake simulator, special guest speakers, and preparedness information […]

Emergency Preparedness and Wildfire Resources Virtual Town Hall

• Tuesday • 6:00-7:00pm • Join California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara and special guests including Senator Brian W. Jones, California Earthquake Authority, San Diego County FIRE, FEMA, and California Fire Safe for an Emergency Preparedness and Wildfire Resources Virtual Town […]

Fire Season Volunteer Workday in Beaconsfield Canyon 

• 9:00am to Noon • 2639 Beaconsfield Place • Friends of Sausal Creek, Beaconsfield Canyon This is our big summer workday to rid the canyon of as much fuel as possible, so the more volunteers the merrier. Last summer we filled the big […]

September OFSC Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-Noon • Contact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information • Join us for our monthly meeting. OFSC board members are in attendance along with invited guests which can include representatives from the City of Oakland EMSD, OFD, CAL Fire, et al.  Community advocates […]

August OFSC Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-NoonContact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information Join us for our monthly meeting. OFSC board members are in attendance along with invited guests which can include representatives from the City of Oakland EMSD, OFD, CAL Fire, et al.  Community advocates discuss […]

July Board Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-NoonContact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information

June Board Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-NoonContact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information

“If You Gotta Go” Town Hall

Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm Session 4 of the “Savvy & Prepared Communities” Town Hall Series is about the importance of evacuation preparedness & planning, the Zonehaven system, and how to “Know Your Zone” with Zonehaven. With guest speakers Jessica Feil, Manager, City […]

May Board Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-NoonContact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information

April Board Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-NoonContact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information

“Reducing Fire Risks As A Community” Town Hall

Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm Session 3 of the “Savvy & Prepared Communities” Town Hall Series reinforces that protection from wildfire doesn’t fall solely on firefighters – it is a community-wide responsibility that must be an ongoing effort. Featured guest speaker Sheryl Drinkwater […]

March 17th Town Hall Canceled

Please join us for the next town hall.

“Know the Way to Firewise USA” Town Hall

Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm Session 2 of the “Savvy & Prepared Communities” Town Hall Series will be about why & how to become a recognized Firewise USA® community. Firewise USA®, in conjunction with the Oakland Firesafe Council, encourages and supports communities to […]

January Board Meeting

Saturday10:30 am-Noon Contact info@oaklandfiresafecouncil.org for Zoom information

“Whatever the Weather” Preparedness Town Hall

Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm Session 1 of the “Savvy & Prepared Communities” Town Hall Series will focus on preparedness for winter storms, power outages, disruptions/dangers due to inclement weather. Our guest speaker will be a Public Safety Specialist from PG&E / Emergency Management and Public Safety.

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