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Sleepy Hollow Orinda is a nationally recognized, certified Firewise USA® community. Firewise communities are those that have taken measures to become more resistant to wildfire structural damage and have followed a systematic approach to organizing and implementing a Firewise mitigation plan in their neighborhood.


To maintain our Firewise certification, we need to document steps that Sleepy Hollow neighbors have taken individually and collectively to become more fire resistant such as:

Here's information about Measure R Free Chipping Program.

Removing fire fuels could be eligible for a $599 matching program.  Learn more here.

And changing to ember-resistant vents could be eligible for an incentive.  Learn more here.

Please help us maintain our Firewise certification by completing this Firewise Investment Form to document both your time and money invested in making your property and our neighborhood more fire safe.​

And importantly, make sure you are signed up for emergency alerts:

Also, download the free app, Watch Duty, to get real-time push notifications about wildfires in California.

PulsePoint, a downloadable app, is another great resource. Checkout this video of Dennis Rein, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at Moraga-Orinda Fire District to learn more about it:

Have more questions about Sleepy Hollow Orinda Firewise? Contact our Firewise Resident Leaders: Carol Brovelli or Rob Schroeder.


You'll find a number of other helpful resources in the list below:

General Info

Firesafe Landscaping

Evacuation Info​      

For a fire or medical emergency in Contra Costa County, call (925) 933-1313 when using a cell phone or outside the county. This link explains why it's important.

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