Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office have published a guide for County residents to help prepare themselves, their families and neighbors in the event of a wildfire.
View and download Contra Costa County Residents Guide to Wildfire Preparedness & Evacuation (PDF) and Spanish Guide to Wildfire Preparedness & Evacuation (PDF).
Learn about the Defensible Space Self-Assessment. See more information about weed abatement and defensible space.
Power outages may occur during fire season. You can Prepare For A Power Outage (PDF) or in Spanish Preparándose Para Un Apagón (PDF)
Register to get emergency alerts (FYI, you can sign up to get alerts in a number of ways.) with the Contra Costa Community Warning System (CWS). Also prepare your home by removing excess fuel from around your structures and be ready to evacuate when wildfire threatens.