The season for wildfires is already upon us. Strong winds can make nearby neighborhoods as vulnerable as houses in a fire zone. We’re getting ready to help with weed abatement this year. With your help, we can make Martinez better prepared for the upcoming fire season.Read More
Author: Martinez CERT
When disaster hits will your cell phone be charged and working? Cell towers may be damaged and inoperable. So, what’s the alternative? A handheld radio. Learn about using FRS or GMRS radios for communications during a disaster. It may save your life and your family.Read More
Learn which type of fire extinguisher is right for your household needs in the kitchen or the garage, when to use a fire extinguisher (judging the size of the fire) and how to safely use a fire extinguisher on small fires following the PASS (Point, Aim Squeeze and Sweep) method to stop a fire before it gets to big.Read More
CERT volunteers are trained to conduct a quick triage (sorting) of people who may be injured in a mass-casualty incident. These three things will help us recognize when someone needs immediate medical care.Read More
Fire season returns every year. We live in a high fire danger area, so extra steps are required to help with your safety. This talk in our weekly Lunch & Learn series will explain how to protect your home with a defensible space around it. We’re only as safe as our neighborhoods.Read More
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A printable reporting form for weed abatement concerns and violations.
Contra Costa County maps viewer for finding property reference numbers.