Firefighters in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties will raise red flags at fire stations to warn residents of extreme fire weather. These Red Flags are part of the effort to make homes and communities safer from wildland fire when the National Weather Service issues extreme fire weather warnings.
Do you know what to do and what not to do when you see this flag? Download this Red Flag flyer to find out!
To receive an email or text message from the El Cerrito Fire Department when red flag warnings are issued for the El Cerrito-Kensington area, go to Notify Me and sign up for the "Red Flag Warning" notice.