Author: Martinez CERT

Santa Rescue

Reports came in of a man who was stuck on an electric power pole at 7th Ave and M Street in Rio Linda. Sacramento Metro Fire District Engine 111 arrived to find a man in a Santa costume stuck in a Paramotor that was stuck on the top of a electrical pole. Check the video!

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Not Getting It

An alert from the County Warning System: we’re under another Stay-at-Home order. Interesting news from South Korea on how this virus spreads. Take it seriously this time, please?

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Log Your Hours

Listos California links

Earthquake reosurces: 7 Step Guide and After Earthquake Guide

Contra Costa Emergency Radio: Martinez residents listen to KQED 88.3 FM.

Safety Tips for Wildfire + COVID-19 (6 page PDF) in English, Chinese, Filipino, Hmong, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese

Disaster Ready Guide and en EspaƱol (PDF)


The USGS has published several outstanding papers that describe our situation, should a serious (6.7 or greater) earthquake happen along the Hayward Fault.

Firewise Links

Keeping you safe: Holiday safety tips from the National Fire Protection Assn.

What is Defensible Space? CCCFPD offers a great self-assessment survey.

We're a Firewise community! Read about our journey and our updates.

A printable reporting form for weed abatement concerns and violations.

Contra Costa County maps viewer for finding property reference numbers.

CERT Resources

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