Author: Martinez CERT

Bike the Bridges and Brewfest

We’re looking for help with this Special Olympics event. It’s next Sunday, 10th of June. Two shifts: 6-10am or 10am-2pm, comes with lunch and great appreciation for your help.

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Wildfire Community Preparation Training

Residents living in high-risk wildfire areas of Martinez CA who want to take action steps to increase their safety but are unsure about how to start can now find the information, and the inspiration, they need to organize and accomplish wildfire risk reduction projects in their community. Martinez Area CERT and partners are conducting a weed abatement training as part of the fifth annual Wildfire Community Preparedness Day event on May 5, 2018.

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John Muir House Birthday-Earth Day

A quick THANK YOU to the Martinez CERT volunteers who responded to our call for help at the John Muir House Birthday-Earth Day celebration. Our booth was well staffed and well received (especially by people who came to our booth...

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Martinez Area CERT Receives Donations

The Martinez News-Gazette reported that Martinez Area Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is the proud recipient of multiple donations from supportive community companies. Andeavor Refinery of Martinez notified CERT that...

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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 Español (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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