Author: Martinez CERT

National Night Out 2019

We were there! The recent National Night Out (NNO) events in Martinez were held at Les Schwab Tires and The Alhambra Valley Christmas Tree Farm, and in Pacheco at the Community Center.

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CERT in Action

September is Emergency Preparedness Month. You know the earthquakes are shaking the rest of the world. It’s not a matter of IF a big one will shake up California, it’s a matter of when. Are you ready? Training is free, and is very empowering.

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Red Cross Shelter Fundamentals Training

The Red Cross Shelter Fundamentals Training provided CERT volunteers the training needed to work at a Red Cross shelter. The presentation covered shelter management, organization, operations and great examples from recent disasters.

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Fire Season Planning

Thank you to Fire Chief Lewis Broschard and his team for offering us an in-depth look at the 2019 Wildland Fire Season Planning. Martinez is not only in the Fire Hazard Zone for Contra Costa County, it’s also in the Very High Fire Hazard Zone. Read on for links to their slides, a Residents Guide and a Brochure on preparing your home.

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Firewise Links

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.

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Tweets by MartinezCERT

On Facebook? So are we. How about Instagram? Yes, there too.

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