Red Flag Safety Signs

This project includes hinged signs with ability to change message

Fire Safe Marin has collaborated with multiple Marin agencies to design and create a standardized Red Flag Warning sign. All participating fire agencies and non-governmental agencies (Firewise sites, Homeowner’s Associations, etc.) shall only display Red Flag Warning Signs when directed to do so by the Marin County Fire Chiefs. Funded by the MWPA, twenty large, multi-purpose Red Flag Warning signs were created as a pilot program for distribution to fire agencies. These signs replaced older roadway signs previously funded by FSM. On Red Flag days the signs are opened and locked into place to display the “Red Flag Warning Today” message. When it is not a Red Flag event, the signs are locked and closed, but are equipped with inserts that can display multiple safety messages. Firewise sites, HOA’s, and other Marin communities have also received signs designed to easily fit over the existing Firewise signs that are placed at the entrance to these communities. The signs have dual messaging: “Red Flag Warning Today” displayed on the front, and various safety messages displayed on the back, making them available for use all year long. Watch this video to learn more about Red Flag Warning Days.



Approval Meeting

Approved with Work Plan

CEQA Documentation



Marin wild fire projects

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Fire Safe Marin
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