COMPASSIONATE SONOMA

"The creative spirit and the compassionate spirit are not things apart but kindred responses to life." 

MARY TUTHILL LINDHEIM

To access a list of mailing addresses for most of these crews (553 groups) visit Bit.ly/SonomaResponders.

Fire crews:

Aberdeen Fire Department

Alameda County Fire Department

Alameda Fire Department

Alaska Fire Service Resources

Alpine Fire Department

Altaville-Melones Fire Protection District

Amador Fire Protection District

Anderson Fire Protection District

Angels Camp Fire Department

Aptos - La Selva Beach Fire Protection District

Arizona - Phoenix District

Arizona - Tucson District

Arizona State Forestry - Northwest District

Arizona State Forestry Division - State Office

Atascadero City Fire Department

Atwater Fire Department

Auburn Volunteer Fire Department

Avra Valley Fire District

Bakersfield Fire Department

Barona Mission Indians Fire Department

Bear Valley Fire Department

Beaver Dam / Littlefield Fire District

Belmont Fire Department

Bennett Valley FPD

Berkeley FD

Bitterroot National Forest

Black Hills National Forest

Boedga Bay FPD

Boise National Forest

Branciforte Fire Protection Distrcit

Brea Fire Department

Bullhead City Fire Department

Burbank Fire Department

Burbank-Paradise Fire District

Burney Fire Protection District

Burns District

Calaveras Consolidated Fire Authority

Calaveras Operational Area

California City Fire Department

California Conservation Corps

California Desert District

California Highway Patrol

California Office of Emergency Services

California Office of Emergency Services - Region 1

California Office of Emergency Services - Region 5

California Office of Emergency Services - Region 6

Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base

Camp Roberts Fire Department

Carlsbad Fire Department

Carmel Highlands Fire Protection Department

Carpinteria/Summerland Fire Protection Department

Cathedral City Fire Department

Cazadero CSD

Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority

Central Calaveras Fire and Rescue Protection District

Central California District

Central County Fire Department

Central Fire Protection District of Santa Cruz County

Central Land Office

Chester Fire Protection District

Chico Fire Department

Chino Valley Indian Fire Protection Department

Chula Vista Fire Department

City of Modesto Fire Department

Clements Rural Fire Protection District

Cleveland National Forest

Cloverdale Fire Protection District

Clovis Fire Department

Colton Fire Department

Columbia Fire Protection Department

Colusa Fire Department

Compton Fire Department

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

Contra Costa County Operational Area

Copperopolis Fire Protection Department

Coronado National Forest

Corte Madera Fire Department

Costa Mesa Fire Department

Cosumnes Community Services District

Cottonwood Fire Protection District

Crockett-Carquinez Fire Protection District

Custer Gallatin National Forest

Downey Fire Department

Dry Creek Band

Eastern Plumas Rural Fire Protection District

Ebbetts Pass Fire Protection Department

El Cerrito Fire Department

El Dorado County Fire Protection District

El Dorado County Operational Area

Eldridge FD

El Medio Fire Protection District

El Segundo Fire Department

Eldorado National Forest

Encinitas Fire Department

Escondido Fire Department

Fairbanks Area Forestry

Fallen Leaf Community Service District Volunteer Fire

Fishlake National Forest

Foresthill Fire Protection District

Forestville Fire Protecion District

Fortuna Interagency Command Center

Foster City Fire Department

Fountain Valley Fire Department

Fremont Fire Department

French Camp-McKinley Fire Protection District

Fresno City Fire Depatrment

Fresno County Operational Area

Fullerton Fire Department

Garden Grove Fire Department

Garden Valley Fire Protection District

Georgetown Fire Protection District

Geyserville Fire Protection District

Gila National Forest

Glendale Fire Department

Glen Ellen FD

Gold Ridge Fire Protection District

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Golder Ranch Fire District

Graton FPD

Graeagle Fire Protection District

Hanford Fire Department

Hayward Fire Department

Healdsburg FD

Helena - Lewis and Clark National Forest

Helena National Forest

Hoopa Valley Tribe

Hughson Fire Protection District

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

Huntington Beach Fire Department

Idaho Falls District

Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Idyllwild Fire Protection Department

Intermountain Regional Office

Inyo National Forest

Joshua Tree National Monument

Kentfield Fire Protection District

Kenwood Fire Protection District

Kern County Fire Department

Kings County Operational Area

Kings Fire County Department

Kingsburg Fire Department

Klamath National Forest

Klamath Unit

La Mesa Fire Department

La Verne Fire Department

Laguna Beach Fire Department

Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit

Lakeside Fire Department

Larkspur Fire Department

Lassen National Forest

Lassen Operational Area

Lathrop-Manteca Fire Protection District

Liberty Fire Protection District

Linden Peters Fire Protection District

Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department

Lodi Fire Department

Loma Linda Fire Department

Lompoc Fire Department

Long Beach Fire Department

Los Angeles City Fire Department

Los Angeles County Operational Area “C”

Los Angeles County Fire Department

Los Angeles County Operational Area “F”

Los Angeles County Operational Area “G”

Los Angeles Operational Area ‘F’ Coordination

Los Padres National Forest

Loyalton Fire Department

Madera City Fire Department

Madera County Fire Department

Maggie Creek Area Office

Malheur National Forest

Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Manhattan Beach Fire Department

Mantca Fire Department

Marin County Fire Department

Marin County Operational Area

Marina Department of Public Service

Mariposa MPUD

Mayacamas FD

Medford District

Medford Unit

Mendocino National Forest

Menifee Fire Department

Menlo Park Fire Protection District

Merced County Fire Department

Merced Fire Department

Mescalero Agency

Midwest Regional National Park Service Headquarters

Milpitas Fire Department

Modoc National Forest

Mokelumne Rural Fire Protection District

Montecito Fire Protection Department

Monterey County Operational Area

Monterey County Regional Fire District

Monterey Fire Department

Monte Rio FD

Moraga Fire Protection District

Morgan Hill City Fire Department

Morongo Indian Reservation Fire Department

Mountain Gate Volunteer Fire Department

Mountain View Fire Department

Murphys Fire Protection District

Murrieta Fire Protection Department

Napa County Fire Department

National City Fire Department

National Interagency Fire Center

Nebraska National Forest

Nevada County Consolidated Fire Department

New York Forest Rangers

Newport Beach Fire & Medical Department

Nez Perce - Clearwater National Forests

Nez Perce Tribe

Norco Fire Department

North Coast Fire

North County Fire Authority

North County Fire Department

North County Fire Protection Department

North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District

North Tahoe Fire Protection District

Northstar Fire Department

Novato Fire Protection District

Oakland Fire Department

Oceanside Fire Department

Occidental CSD

Okanogan/Wenatchee National Forest

Ontario Fire Department

Orange County Fire Department

Orange County Operational Area

Oregon Department of Forestry State Headquarters

Oroville Fire Department

Oxnard Fire Department

Pacific Cascade Region-DNR

Pacific Southwest Regional Office

Palo Alto Fire Department

Parks Reserve Forces Training Area Fire Emergency Services

Pasadena Fire Department

Payette National Forest

Pechanga Indian Reservation Fire Department

Pendleton Unit

Perris Fire Department

Petaluma Fire Department

Picture Rocks Fire District

Piedmont Fire Department

Placer County Operational Area

Plumas National Forest

Point Reyes National Seashore

Rancho Adobe Fire Protection District

Rancho Santa Fe Fire Department

Redding Fire Department

Redlands Fire Department

Redondo Beach Fire Department

Redwood City Fire Department

Redwood National Park

Region Three

Rialto Fire Department

Richmond Fire Department

Rincon Reservation Fire Department

Rincon Valley FPD

Rio Puerco Field Office

Ripon Fire Protection District

Riverside County Fire Department

Riverside County Operational Area

Riverside Fire Department

Rocklin Fire Department

Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety

Rosebud Agency

Roseburg District

Russian River FD

Sacramento County Operational Area

Sacramento Fire Department

Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department

Sacramento Regional Fire-EMS Communication Center

Saint Helena Fire Department

Salida Fire Protection District

Salinas Fire Department

San Andreas Fire Protection Department

San Bernardino County Fire Department

San Bernardino County Operational Area

San Bernardino National Forest

San Bruno Fire Department

San Diego County Operational Area

San Diego National Wildlife Refuge

San Francisco County Operational Area

San Francisco Fire Department

San Gabriel Fire Department

San Joaquin County Operational Area

San Joaquin County Operational Area Coordination

San Jose Fire Department

San Luis Obispo Fire Department

San Manuel Fire Department

San Marcos Fire Protection Department

San Mateo County Operational Area

San Mateo Fire Department

San Miguel Consolidated Fire Department

San Miguel Fire Protection Department

San Quentin State Prison

San Rafael Fire Department

San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

Santa Barbara City Fire Department

Santa Barbara County Fire Department

Santa Barbara County Operational Aea Coordination

Santa Barbara County Operational Area

Santa Clara County Fire Department

Santa Clara County Operational Area

Santa Clara Fire Department

Santa Cruz County Operational Area

Santa Cruz Fire Department

Santa Fe National Forest

Santa Maria Fire Department

Santa Rosa Fire Department

Savannah River Forest

Schll Vista FD

Scotts Valley Fire Protection District (XCZ)

Sebastopol FD

Sequoia National Forest

Shasta County Fire Department

Shasta County Operational Area

Shasta Fire Department

Shasta Lake Fire Protection District

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Sierra National Forest

Six Rivers National Forest

Sonoma County Operational Area

Sonoma County Airport FD

Sonoma County Fire and Emergency Services

Sonoma Valley Fire Rescue Authority

South Dakota Wildland Fire Suppression (GPC Area)

South Lake County Fire Protection District

South Marin Fire Protection District

South Placer Fire Protection District

South Puget Sound Dispatch Center

South Puget Sound Region-Department of Natural Resources

South San Francisco Fire Department

Southwest Area

Southwest Area Office

Southwest Regional Office (R-3)

Sparks Fire Department

Squaw Valley Fire Department

Standish Litchfield Fire Protection District

Stanislaus County Operational Area

Stanislaus National Forest

Stinson Beach Fire Protection District

Stockton Fire Department

Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety & Fire Department

Susan River Fire Protection District

Tahoe Basin Operational Area

Tahoe National Forest

Tahoe-Douglas Fire Protection District

Tehama County Fire Department

Thornton Fire Protection District

Tiburon Fire Protection District

Tonto National Forest

Torrance Fire Department

Tracy Fire Department

Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District

Tucson Interagency Dispatch Center

Tulare County Fire Department

Tuolumne Fire Protection Department

Umatilla National Forest

Umpqua National Forest

U.S.Coast Guard Two Rock

Vale District

Vandenberg Air Force Base Fire Department

Ventura City Fire Department

Ventura County Fire Department

Ventura County Operational Area

Vernon Fire Department

Viejas Fire Department

Visalia Fire Department

Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

Washington State Headquarters

Waterloo-Morada Fire Protection District

Watsonville Fire Department

Western Region Headquarters

Wilmar Fire Department

Windsor FFD

Woodlake Fire Department

Woodside Fire Protection District

Wyoming State Forestry (CPC Area)

Yosemite National Park

Zayante Fire Protection District

Police departments:

Alameda PD

Albany PD

Berkeley PD

Fremont PD

Hayward PD

Newark PD

Oakland PD

Piedmont OD

Pleasanton PD

Livermore PD

Union City PD

Emeryville PD

East Bay Regional PD

BART PD

UCPD System

San Francisco PD

San Francisco SO

San Leandro PD

Cloverdale PD

Kensington PD

Dept. of Fish & Game

Oakley PD

CHP

Santa Cruz County SO

Contra Costa County SO

Santa Clara County SO

Sonoma County SO

City of Sonoma PD

Marin County SO

Suisun PD

Vacaville PD

San Mateo County SO

Monterey County SO

Richmond PD

Humboldt County SO

Piedmont PD

Source: CalFire, as of Oct. 23
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"Community Meal” through Oct 31st.
AKA The No Pay Cafe
Open to everyone, daily from 12:00-2:00
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18627 Sonoma Highway
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Northern CA fires have scorched more than 220,000 acres and as many as 10,000,000 firefighters  battled the fires around the clock. 

INDEX-TRIBUNE STAFF REPORT | October 23, 2017, 
Sonoma Valley's first responders were the "first attack" battling the fires that began on Oct. 9.
According to Cal Fire officials, thanks to mutual aid agreements, more than 350 additional fire crews arrived in town in the days that followed to help battle the Central LNU Complex fires as well as 772 National Guard troops and 4,300 PG&E workers. 

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Compassionate Sonoma

SONOMA STRONG

"I’m comforted by the particular Sonoma County flavor to the help offered: free coops for evacuee chickens, acupuncture available in shelters, stress remedies from the local herbal-studies school. Back-yard farmers coördinate on social media to gather produce for displaced families. A local winemaker posts a video of “Waiting for a Miracle,” by the Jerry Garcia Band, on Twitter. This is what I hope doesn’t disappear, doesn’t get crowded out by the new economic reality forged on the other side of the fires."r

- - - -Excerpt from: Fleeing the Fires in Sonoma County
By Emma Cline . October 13, 2017d fa

 A lot of us in the community are still feeling the stress from this traumatic event in our little peaceful valley. Here are some good resources for taking care of yourself.
Losing a home or fleeing from a wildfire can be a traumatic event. And for many people, monitoring news about the North Bay wildfires and keeping track of loved ones is stressful as well
. Forum discusses how to recognize the signs of…
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