Department of Emergency Management


January 27, 2021

Sonoma OA Burn Area Contingency Plan Nov 2020

This document establishes a uniform plan for a joint response by local governments, special districts, and allied agencies in the Sonoma County Operational Area to the threat of or actual soil movement in areas burned in recent wildfires. This is a supporting plan to the Sonoma County Operational Area Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). Read full story

December 18, 2020

DecemberEmergency Coordinators Forum

At the December Emergency Coordinators Forum the Annualawards were presented virtually this year. During a two hour Zoom meeting anumber of important awards and recognitions were presented. Read full story

March 11, 2020

Coronavirus: An Emerging Situation

The County will provide updated information as soon as it becomes available. For more updates and information visit Read full story

December 10, 2019

LISTOS Trainers to be Certified This Week

Twenty-five Sonoma County residents are becoming certified LISTOS Trainers in Sonoma County this week. LISTOS is a grassroots preparedness program tailored for the Spanish speaking community. Read full story

November 26, 2019

Power Shutoff & Wildfire Safety Town Hall

The Power Shutoff & Wildfire Safety Town Hall was held at the Sonoma Veterans Memorial Hall, 126 1st Street W, Sonoma, California on Monday, November 25, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m where the public heard from experts and local officials.  A summary of 2018 and 2019 Fire Relief & Recovery legislation was presented. Read full story

November 18, 2019

Red Flag Warning issued for North Bay Mountains

A Red Flag Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for the North Bay mountains and East Bay hills above 1000 feet beginning late Tuesday evening, November 19, through Thursday morning, November 21, 2019. Read full story

November 4, 2019

Resident Experience Survey: Kincade Fire and PG&E De-Energization

The Kincade Fire PG&E Power Shutoff that began October 23, 2019 disrupted communities across Northern California. Read full story

October 25, 2019

Power Shutoff Update October 25, 2019

PG&E began restoring power toSonoma County yesterday afternoon, October 24. As of 10 pm last night, PG&Erestored power to 81% of the customers impacted in Sonoma County by the October23 power shutoff. PG&E is projecting 100% power restoration to areas ofSonoma County impacted by the power shutoff by today (10/25)at 7 pm. Due todamage and needed repairs, particularly in and around the footprint of theKincade Fire, some areas of the County will experience delays in restoration. Read full story

October 24, 2019

Fitch Mountain Evacuation Drill POSTPONED

Residents of the Fitch Mountain community are invited to participate in the County of Sonoma’s evacuation drill. This event has been postponed until further notice. Read full story

October 16, 2019

Get Ready to Shake Out October 17, 2019

Millions of people in schools, organizations and homes participate! Everyone, everywhere should practice earthquake safety. International ShakeOut Day is October 17, but you can drill on any day. Read full story