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 for more tips.
Oakland Firesafe Council

Practical Resources

Evacuation Guidelines, OFSC

Notifications and Warnings, OFSC Guide #02

Emergency Evacuations, OFSC Guide #06

Evacuation and Go-Bag Checklists, OFSC Guide #07

Zonehaven, OFSC Guide #23

  • See all GUIDES from Oakland Firesafe Council which include topics such as insurance, neighborhood organization, Firewise USA®, emergency communications, and more
  • Oakland Firesafe Council’s town hall series covers topics related to disaster readiness, focusing on practical knowledge to help you to make good judgments and to take actionable steps towards emergency preparedness. Watch the TOWN HALL RECORDINGS

  • Watch Duty alerts you of nearby wildfires and firefighting efforts in real-time.
  • MyShake is the country’s first publicly available, statewide warning system that could give California residents crucial seconds to take cover before you feel shaking.
  • Temblor Check your risk. Find insurance, retrofit, and data solutions for your earthquake, flood, wildfire, liquefaction, landslide, and tsunami risks.
  • CAL FIRE Ready for Wildfire web-based app to create a personalized wildfire readiness plan and learn active incident information.
  • Citizen

Draft Fire Hazard Planning Technical Advisory, State of California, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, November 2020 
The Homeowner’s Guide to Wildfire Prevention Before, During & After Wildfire by Robert Sieben
Historical Overview of Wildfires, Presentation (3/2/19) East Bay Chapter of SAF – Jerry Kent, former Assistant General Manager of EBRP