Saturday, August 21st, 5 CCCART members were deployed to the El Dorado County Animal Shelter in...Read More
Living in the Bay Area is a region of great beauty and diversity. It is also a region highly vulnerable to natural hazards like earthquakes, fires and extreme weather. It is up to each of us to plan, prepare and take steps to lessen the impact of disasters on our family and loved ones.Read More
Getting ready is much simpler than you think. Doing some small things today can help make sure you, your family, pets and other important people in your life are safe and cared for when disaster strikes.Read More
A story of emergency response and basic first aid from our friend Rusty, an early Martinez CERT member who recently moved away. “What a Friday night! We were finishing up after dinner when a frantic ring at our door bell caused me to rush out. A lady from next door was yelling for help!”Read More
Our two-day Critical Incident Stress Management class was great. We learned a set of procedures that can help de-stress the first responders in emergency or disaster situations. As always, the first step is to observe and listen to what’s going on. This is called “developing situational awareness.” We hope to be using these tools and techniques with others in the future.Read More
Join us on Aug 4 at 7pm in the small parking lot at Las Juntas Elementary School for a basic primer on Home Fire Safety. Our District 5 Coordinator Milagros Juan-Ojermark will host Julie Ormerod, from the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District at this event.Read More
Successful Martinez Senior Center Book Exchange ends after 13 months. Our CERT volunteers share their thoughts about what the ‘C’ in CERT means.Read More
Communities must work together to increase the fire resistance of their homes and neighborhoods. Property owners are responsible for keeping their property fire safe. You may file a compliant for properties that are not in compliance.Read More
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A new online reporting form for weed abatement concerns and violations.
Contra Costa County maps viewer for finding property reference numbers.