Emergency Management Division

The Emergency Management Division of the Fire and Emergency Services Department is responsible for the planning, coordination of response, recovery, and mitigation activities related to county-wide emergencies and disasters; serving as the primary coordination point for emergency management's communication flow between the Federal, State, and local levels; developing emergency operation plans for the county, cities, and districts; conducting training and educational outreach programs related to emergency preparedness; and sponsoring emergency management training.

Emergency Management Organization

  • Published on June 5, 2018 at 2:52 PM

    The Schell Vista Fire Station #1 polling place located at 23000 Broadway near the City of Sonoma has been evacuated due to a nearby fire. 

  • Published on December 26, 2017
    The devastating October wildfires that swept through Sonoma County created a significant flood risk for people living in and nearby the burned areas until vegetation is restored. In order to help residents assess their risk and prepare for flooding, a post-fire hazard map is now available.

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  • Fire and Emergency Services Department
    Published on July 2, 2018
    Summer in Sonoma County is officially underway which means increased outdoor activities, with the Fourth of July being no exception. Sonoma County Fire and Emergency Services wants to remind residents and visitors that all fireworks are illegal in unincorporated Sonoma County.

  • Fire and Emergency Services Department
    Published on June 21, 2018

    The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has announced the burn ban suspension, beginning 12:01 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2018, and bans all outdoor burning except for campfires within organized campgrounds or on private property with landowner permission

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Contact Information

Christopher Godley

Director of Emergency Management

Department of Emergency Management
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
2300 County Center Drive
Suite 220 B
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.46229, -122.725377


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