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17 February 2020
Town of Larkspur Municipal Code Section 15.50.040 requires a Fire Department residential resale inspection and report on all single-family dwellings listed for sale within the Larkspur City limits and incorporated Greenbrae effective February 15, 202...
11 February 2020
Central Marin Fire Department has identified high hazard areas in Larkspur where improvements can be made to reduce the amount of hazardous vegetation located along your PRIMARY and SECONDARY EVACUATION ROUTES. Many propertie...
21 May 2019
Corte Madera ResidentsFREE CHIPPER DAYJune 8 th , 2019Central Marin Fire Department & the Town of Corte Madera have partnered to sponsor a free chipper day. Dispose of your brush, branches, and dead vegetation. WHERE: The Cove School Parking Lot(...
04 May 2019
Join us for a FREE 2-hour seminar on wildfire preparedness for Marin residents.Tuesday, June 4, 2019 7PM-9PM at the Corte Madera Community CenterAs Marin residents, we all share responsibility to be prepared for wildfires.  Wildfires are a natur...

Roadside Vegetation and Evacuation Route Clearance 2019-2020

Central Marin Fire Department, along with FIRESafe MARIN and other Marin fire agencies, secured a $1 Million grant for clearance of vegetation along evacuation route roadways.  The Towns of Larkspur and Corte Madera have partnered to provide authorizae and assist in clearing of vegetation located along the roadway fronting properties on Madrone Canyon and Christmas Tree Hill summer 2019 through Winter 2020.

Personnel from the Town and the Fire Department will be working with private contractors to improve evacuation safety and fire engine access by reducing vegetation along high-hazard roadways.  

About CMFD

Central Fire Department is a consolidated department with the mission of protecting lives, property and the environments of Corte Madera and Larkspur, California through education, prevention and community service while working together in a professional and caring manner that is fair, honest respectful and ethical.  Our Fire Department continues a tradition of fire protection in our communities dating back more than 100 years. 

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Defensible Space

Your home's first line of defense against an approaching wildfire. 100' of Defensible Space is required by law to help slow or stop the spread of wildfire, protecting your home from direct flame contact and radiant heat while catching or redirecting wind blown embers
Central Marin Fire Chief Scott Shurtz

Fire Chief Scott Shurtz

Thank you for visiting the home of Marin's newest consolidated Fire Department, serving the communities of Larkspur, Corte Madera, and incorporated Greenbrae.  We appreciate your patience as we continue to add content and functionality to our website.  The men and women of the Central Marin Fire Department are committed to providing high quality services to our residents and guests with compassion and professionalism.  Please feel free to reach out to me directly with any feedback regarding your experience with our members.  We are always interested in learning how we can improve, and of course we also love to hear when we have exceeded your expectations.

Fire Chief Scott Shurtz
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Phone: (415) 927-5077

Contact Us

Central Marin Fire Department strives to serve the public with friendliness and efficiency.  Please contact us with questions or requests for assistance.

Fire Station 13

Paradise Drive
5600 Paradise DR
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Fire Station 14

Corte Madera: Headquarters
342 Tamalpais Drive
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Fire Station 15

Downtown Larkspur
420 Magnolia Ave.
Larkspur, CA  94939

Fire Station 16

15 Barry Way
Greenbrae, CA  94904

Business Phone: (415) 927-5077   |   Emergencies: Dial 9-1-1

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