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

News and Notes

Time to Prepare for Annual Fire Inspections in Oakland–starting in May, 2020

The most recent “Stay in Place” orders allow for gardeners/contractors to work on vegetation management projects on your property in preparation for the upcoming annual fire inspection in the Oakland Hills.  OFSC Board member Bob Sieben has put together a […]

Connecting with Neighbors during Stay at Home Orders

The Oakland Firesafe Council’s (OFSC) focus has always been on before, during and after a disaster. While our primary interest is wildfire prevention, many of the same principals apply to local efforts to cope with the Covid 19 pandemic. One […]

In case you missed Bob Sieben's November 7 presentation on Homeowner's Guide to Wildfire Prevention

Bob gave this presentation at the Montclair Branch Library on November 7, 2015.

Q & A re Drought Tolerant/Firesafe Gardens

From K. L. North Oakland Hills, May 5, 2015 The OFSC suggestions all seem to require putting in new plants – and in my experience most new plants need plenty of water until they are well established.  Is this really […]