Tiburon Fire Protection District is a combination department with 21 career safety employees, one clerical and one finance officer, 18 volunteer firefighters, and six trainee firefighters. Protecting the town of Tiburon, California, Belvedere, California, and surrounding area, the Fire District’s boundaries represent a diverse community with responsibility for commercial, residential, wildland/urban interface, and parts of the San Francisco bay to Angel Island State Park.
It is the mission of the Tiburon Fire Protection District to provide all-risk preparation and response which enhances the safety and well-being of the citizens and visitors and their property prior to and during fire, medical, and environmental or man-made emergencies.
February 26, 2015:
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is helping raise wildfire awareness this year through “National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day”.
The TFPD encourages you to apply!
NATIONAL WILDFIRE COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS DAY 2015
Commit a couple of hours, or the entire day and join others throughout the nation making communities
a safer place to live on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Challenge friends, family members, a faith-based group or youth organization to create a project and accomplish something great together!
Efforts will raise wildfire awareness and help protect homes, neighborhoods and entire communities, while increasing safety for wildland firefighters during future wildfires; or your project could lessen current post-fire impacts.
NFPA is pleased to announce State Farm®, the largest home insurer in the United States, has provided funding for sixty-five $500 project funding awards to implement projects on May 2. State Farm has a long history of proactive wildfire safety education to its policyholders in high-risk regions and NFPA is proud to partner with State Farm on this national wildfire safety campaign.
Applying for a project funding award is easy and takes only a few minutes:
Provide a short overview of the project that will be implemented on May 2 describing the activity’s benefits, who the participants will be, the city and state where it will occur and details on how the project funding will be used on Wildfire Community Preparedness Day, Saturday, May 2, 2015.
Encourage friends, family and neighbors to demonstrate support for their favorite project idea by using the “Vote Now” feature located on the Firewise Facebook page. Project funding applications can be submitted through Thursday, March 5, 11:59 p.m. ET. An NFPA panel will review applications and select 65 project award recipients. Winners will be announced Monday, March 10, 2015.
Apply at: www.wildfireprepday.org
If you would like to participate, but don’t know where to start, how to get involved, or would like a vegetation consult from the TFPD, please contact Fire Inspector Jessica Power at 415-435-7200.