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Woodside Fire Hosts Blood Drive in Partnership with Standford Blood Center September 27, 2021

Woodside Fire will be hosting our first blood drive of the year! Date: Monday September 27, 2021 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Location: Bloodmobile Station 7 - 3111 Woodside Road Woodside, CA 94062 Schedule an Appointment:Online: www.sbcdonor.org Use sponsor code 2551 Phone: 888-723-7831 Or For More Information Contact: Joe Porter 650-851-1594 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Woodside Fire Selected for the National Community Wildfire Planning Assistance Program.

Woodside Fire Selected for the National Community Wildfire Planning Assistance Program. Woodside Fire Protection District including the Town of Portola Valley, the Town of Woodside, and parts of unincorporated San Mateo County have been selected to receive wildfire planning assistance in 2021 under the national Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire program (CPAW). The goal of the CPAW program is to reduce wildfire threat to homes and businesses while increasing public safety and community welfare. For more information click on the link below. https://www.communitywildfire.org/ 2021_CPAW_Media_Release_Woodside.pdf CPAW_Overview_Handout_2021.pdf

Be Informed ~ Know Your Zone

Stay one step ahead with Zonehaven Evacuation resources and information to help you stay informed, prepared, and safe. In the event of a wildfire or an emergency situation, law enforcement and fire agencies issue evacuation warnings or evacuation orders for impacted areas. These notices are issued for a Zone with an evacuation Status. Be informed ~ Find your zone.  https://myzone.zonehaven.com/

Stay Up Todate During A PSPS Event

PG&E has provided helpful information and links on where to  go during a PSPS event.  Please click on link below.  Where_To_Go_For_Additional_Information.pdf

Be Red Cross Ready - Coping With Shelter In Place Emergencies

Sheltering in place can disrupt our routines and challenge our ability to tend to responsibilities, such as work and caring for loved ones. Understandably, we may become nervous or uncomfortable when sheltering in place. The following information can help you cope emotionally with this type of emergency. Click on the link below for more information  Coping_with_Shelter_in_Place_Emergencies.pdf

2020 Community Information Handbook

Welcome to the 2020 Community Information Handbook. A list of helpful information for residents of San Mateo County. This handbook provides a hard copy for users, while a more in-depth listing of services are available at www.smc-connect.org.  In addition to the agencies in this handbook, you can find information on over 1,200 non profit agencies, government programs and community organizations.  The easy to use web brower works on various platforms: desktops, tablets, and smartphones, and is available in five different languages.   Click on the PDF for quick viewing Community Information Handbook 2020.pdf

CVS Has 13 New Kiosk Locations For Expired or Unwanted Medicine

CVS now has 13 new disposal kiosks for residents to safely dispose of unwanted and expired medicine. Visit www.smchealth.org/RxDisposal for a list of the San Mateo County Health System's 49 kiosks conveniently located throughout San Mateo County. San Mateo County now has over 50 medicine disposal locations available for residents to dispose of medicine safely. By taking your unwanted or expired medicine to one of the convenient kiosks listed below, you are protecting the environment, preventing overdoses and errors, and helping keep drugs away from kids and teens. Click on the link to find your nearest location: smchealth.org

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarm

Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarm Due toRisk of Failure to Alert Consumers to a Fire. Kidde announced on March 1, 2018 a recall of over 400,000 dualsensorsmoke alarms (models PI2010 and PI9010) in the United States. Kidde statedthat a yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process can cover one of the twosmoke sensors. This compromises the smoke alarm’s ability to detect smoke, whichposes a risk of consumers not being alerted to a fire inside their home.Kidde recommends consumers should inspect their smoke alarms by removing thealarm from the wall/ceiling and inspecting them visually through the opening on theside of...
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Is Your Community At Risk For A Natural Disasters?

All residents of San Mateo County are invited to join us in thedevelopment of the San Mateo County Hazard Mitigation Plan. • We want to hear about what concerns you the most andwhat impact disasters have had on you and your family.• We want your feedback throughout the planning process.• We want your edits and suggestions to the plan as draftsbecome available for review. Take the first step by submitting your response to the San MateoCounty Hazard Mitigation Public Survey! Click on the link below to take you to the survey. San Mateo County Survey

Video Guides for Protecting Your Home From Wildfires

With the onset of summer months comes increased wildfire risk.  As temperatures peak, humidity drops and the summer winds blow, the potential for wildland fires grows exponentially.  Despite the efforts of the fire services, many homes are lost each year due to wildland and wildland urban interface fires.  It is imperative that you prepare now to protect your home from such occurrences.

To assist homeowners and residents with creating Defensible Space, we have added several useful videos to our Defensible Space page. 

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Important Wildland Fire Safety Message: Create Your Defensible Space Zone!

Fire Department personnel will soon be out in the neighborhoods reminding homeowners of the requirement for property owners to create defensible space around their homes.   The Defensible Space area is the area where you’ve modified the landscaping to give your home the best chance to survive during a wildfire – greatly improving the odds for firefighters who are defending your neighborhood.  “Defensible Space” area should be a minimum of 100 feet of clearance around your home (or up to your property line).  If your home is on a slope or subject to high winds, extend the distance of this zone to...
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808 Portola Rd #C
Portola Valley, CA  USA
Tel: (650) 851-1594
Fax: (650) 851-3960
For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

Our Mission; Vision; Values

It is the mission of the Woodside Fire Protection District to protect life, property and the environment through prevention, education, preparedness, and emergency response. Learn more...

Emergency Alert System

Visit www.smcalert.info register to receive email or SMS text alerts for emergencies and road closures in specific San Mateo County cities and neighborhoods, including Woodside Fire Protection District.