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

Draft Fire Hazard Planning Technical Advisory, State of California, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, November 2020  READ

Historical Overview of Wildfires, Presentation at March 2, 2019 East Bay Chapter of Society of American Foresters –Jerry Kent, former Assistant General Manager of East Bay Regional Parks  SAF (20 MIN)

The Homeowner’s Guide to Wildfire Prevention Before, During & After Wildfire by Robert Sieben



Firewise Native Plants from City of Oakland

Plants and Landscapes for Summer Dry Climates from EBMUD

Plant in Harmony with the Montclair Railroad Trail, our oak woodland oasis from Friends of the Montclair Railroad Trail


Oakland Community Preparedness & Response
Diablo Firesafe Council
Firewise USA
City of Oakland Wildfire District Inspections
IBHS Risk Research Wildfire Testing