Point Reyes Station Arthur Disterheft Public Safety Building houses our county firestation and sheriff's substation next door.

Point Reyes Station Arthur Disterheft Public Safety Building houses our county firestation and sheriff's substation next door.

Contacts (non-emergency): Marin County Fire Dept., Point Reyes Station: 415-473-7699; Inverness Volunteer Fire Dept.: 415-669-7151; Inverness Disaster Council Coordinator Jairemarie Pomo: 415-215-9992 (c), jairemarie@gmail.com; Marin County Sheriff, Point Reyes substation: 415-663-1151

Marin County Fire Department

Includes Alerts (fire level danger), Facebook posts, latest Tweets and videos; CPR classes; defensible space flyer; near-live public images from fire lookouts on Mt. Tam, Mt. Barnabe, Big Rock, Point Reyes Hill; and more.

FIRESafe Marin

A network of government, fire-safety, private organizations and individuals working to reduce wildland fire hazards and improve fire safety in Marin. Check this for FIRESafe's news updates & sign up for the Newsletter.

Marin County Sheriff Office of Emergency Services


Telephone alerts (AlertMarin)

Telephone alert system to deliver incident-specific information or potentially life-saving instruction to precise geographic area(s) affected. This includes evacuations. Landlines, unlisted/blocked numbers already listed. You must register your cell phones and VoiP to receive alerts: Self-register 5 addresses on cell phones or VoiP (Voice over internet Protocol) for calls, text, email or smart phone apps if you're out of Marin. For more information on how to configure your cell phones, such as being sure Wireless Emergency Alerts are On in your settings, go to FIRESafe Marin Evacuation Planning. This is a robocall so you can set the caller ID: 415-473-6376. Many smartphones allow you to create "favorites" and set preferences for those callers. AlertMarin also sends emergency notifications via SMS (Text). The two SMS short codes used by our system are 87844 and 89361

Text alerts

Sign up at Nixle.com for messages. Your account can be customized so you receive the information that matters most to you. Only authenticated agencies and community organizations can securely publish information. There are four types of messages; Alerts (many would refer to this as an emergency type alert), Advisories (less urgent need-to-know information), Community Information (day-to-day neighborhood to community-level information), Traffic (very localized traffic information).

Marin Medical Reserve Corps

Trains and deploys medical volunteers who supplement professional emergency response to a disaster or other public health need in Marin. MMRC is a nationally recognized volunteer service organization. Website includes MMRC application.

Marin Humane Society 

The Disaster Preparedness information on our Animal Safety page is from MHS. On its website, click on the Resources tab, then Disaster Preparedness. MHS's website also has a lost-pet registration and search database.

American Red Cross

Local chapter of the national organization. New August 2017: Get a free installation of a 10-year home smoke alarm via ARC's Northern California Coastal Home Fire Campaign. For details and to request alarms in all the recommended areas of your home, go to: http://www.redcross.org/local/california/northern-california-coastal/home-fire-safety

US Dept. of Labor     

Emergency preparedness for individuals with disabilities.


The U.S. Small Business Administration website on Disaster Preparedness and Disaster Recovery. Includes various checklists such as Emergency Communications, Recovery Overview, Disaster Recovery Kit, and more. Also information on Disaster Assistance.