Corte Madera Fire Department Sends Strike Teams to Wildfires
Over 11,000 firefighters from all over the state and from three neighboring states are assisting CalFire and the Forest Service battling dozens of wildfires statewide. Seven Corte Madera FD personnel have been assigned to several lightning-caused fires in the Del Norte & Trinity County areas (Mad River Complex & Gasquet Complex fires). These fires have been burning since the end of July. Firefighters are performing structure protection, line-medial duties, firing operations, hose-lays and hand-line construction. They work 24 hours on and 24 hours off for up to two weeks or more. Local resources remain fully staffed. The town will be reimbursed for overtime, vehicle and administrative costs. This type of "mutual aid" will come our way when we have a major incident in this county. For a map of active wildfires, click here. For a list of active fires, click here.
Town Manager David Bracken's Initial Response to Grand Jury Report
Click here to view Town Manager David Bracken's initial response to the Marin County Civil Grand Jury's June 24, 2015 report, "The WinCup/Tam Ridge Residences: How Did It Come to Pass?" The full report can be viewed on the Grand Jury's website by clicking here.