Fire Safety

Oakmont is a recognized Firewise USA Community. There is a Firewise Landscape Policy that educates members on required defensible space for around their homes and properties. The resources on this page also provide valuable information from fire safety organizations in Sonoma County and in the Bay Area, including several webinars and presentations.

OVA Administrative Resources:Off-Site Resources:
Click here to view Firewise Landscape Policy.Santa Rosa Fire Department:
CWPP (Community Wildfire Protection Plan)
Weed Abatement Policy
Click here to view Firewise Safety Committee minutes.Fire Safe Sonoma
OVA Do Not Plant ListSign Up For Alerts
Ways To Reduce The Risk: Home HardeningAlert Cameras
Firewise Policy ChecklistCalFire
View All Informational Documents
Have a question? Email: firewise@oakmontvillage.com

Latest Fire Safety Posts:

Zero to Five

Staying Alive in the Zero to FiveDefensible Space Webinar presented by Roberta MacIntyre

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What Can Be Done To Reduce Home Loss From Wildfire?

Since the 1960s, researchers and firefighters have analyzed the causes of home loss in wildland fires. Their work clearly has indicated that to effectively reduce home loss, we must treat BOTH the VEGETATION surrounding buildings AND the BUILDINGS themselves.

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Creating Wildfire Adapted Homes

Since the 1960s, researchers and firefighters have analyzed the causes of home loss in wildland fires. Their work clearly has indicated that to effectively reduce home loss, we must treat BOTH the VEGATATION
surrounding the buildings and the BUILDINGS themselves.

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Ready, Set, Go!

This personal wildland fire action guide, is Fire Safe Sonoma’s latest informational document on how to best prepare yourself for the risk of fire.

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Public Resources Code Section 4291

Public Resources Code Section 4291. A person that owns, leases, controls, operates, or maintains a building or structure in, upon, or adjoining any mountainous area, forest-covered lands, brush-covered lands, grass-covered lands, or any land that is covered with flammable material, shall at all times do all of the following…

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