Welcome to Kentifield Fire Protection District  Kentfield Fire Protection District is a special district formed under the authority of the California Health and Safety Code. The District has an excellent Class 3 ISO (Insurance Services Office) rating.  Eleven full-time professional firefighters and 20 volunteer firefighters are employed by the District, all certified to their classification and rank. The District’s daily staffing is four firefighters, including a chief officer.  Learn More About the District

Kentfield Fire District is preparing for the next big storm, which is reported to be more severe than the most recent storm on Dec. 3.  The expected storm is known as the "Decade Storm" due to the 10-year frequency of the severity.  Weather reports indicate that Marin County expects rain by Wednesday evening and will increase throughout the night, continue to be heavy all day Thursday and through Friday.  This storm is a slow moving storm that will impact Marin County heavily.

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Kentfield Fire District of Marin County, California, hereinafter referred to as the “District”, acting by and through its Board of Directors, that it will receive up to, but not later than 3:00 PM on January 22, 2015 responses to this RFP # 1415-2 for Mechanical Engineering Services.

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Sand Bags:

Kentfield residents can pick up sand at the College of Marin parking lot #15 located off Kent Avenue at Hillside Avenue, across from the Science Building.  A shovel and sand bags will be available for your use. 

If you live, work or go to school in Marin County and are 18 and over, you may now register your cell phone or VoIP (voice over internet protocol) phone to receive emergency alerts sent by call, text, or email from the County of Marin.

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Q: What basis does the Fire District have for imposing a tax?

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Many residents in Marin live within the “State Responsibility Area” or SRA. These residents will soon receive a notice in the mail from the State Board of Equalization (BOE) alerting them that a fee will be levied by California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), the state’s firefighting agency, for fire prevention services. The notice will advise them that they will be charged $150 for each habitable structure on their property. There are approximately 800 affected parcels within the Kentfield Fire District. Those Kentfield residents will receive a $35 reduction in the fee given that they are currently protected by the Fire District, resulting in a total fee charge of $115.

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Information Bulletin: June 15, 2011:  The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2010

The purpose of this document is to assist owners and occupants of dwelling units in understanding the requirements of the Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2010.

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Vial of Life is a program that allows individuals to have their complete medical information ready in their home for emergency personnel to reference during an emergency. This program is used to provide the patient’s medical information when a patient is not able to speak or remember this information. Vial of Life programs are commonly used by Senior citizens and are promoted by senior and healthcare organizations, but this life saving program can be used by anyone in need.  The Vial of L.I.F.E. forms and program will assist emergency responders with your medical care.  Review at least twice a year to ensure that the information is accurate and up to date. (review it when we change to Daylight Savings Time and when we switch to Standard Time).

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Watch Kentfield Firefighters assist Ross Valley, San Rafael, Ross and Marin County Firefighters at a late evening structure fire in downtown Fairfax in 2009.  Click here to view video...

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1004 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Kentfield, CA 94904
(415) 453-7464
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