Sherwood Firewise Quarterly Meeting on Saturday, May 8th at 1 p.m. at the Brooktrails Community Center

4th of July Raffle Fundraiser! Over $5,000 in prizes!

Sherwood Firewise Communities is celebrating 5 years of working to make our communities safer. Our 2023 fundraising raffle will help support our efforts. Thank you for your support!

Raffle tickets are available for purchase and the drawing will be held on July 4th. Each household in the Sherwood Corridor will receive one FREE raffle ticket entry in the Direct-to-Door mailer. To be entered into the drawing, complete the survey and return it in the postage paid envelope! Upon receipt of your survey, you will be entered into the raffle drawing. We will be collecting donations until July 4th, so keep checking back! Visit the *** 4th of July Raffle *** page for a list of ALL DONORS and PRIZES by clicking here. To purchase raffle tickets online, click here. Winners will be announced on July 8th.

Thank you to our donors!

For an updated list of ALL DONORS and PRIZES, click here!

Winners will be announced on July 8th at the Sherwood Firewise Quarterly Meeting at the Brooktrails Community Center at 1 p.m.

FREE Home Hardening Inspections

SFC has funding for fifty additional FREE Home Hardening Inspections! If you are interested in signing up for a FREE Home Hardening Inspection, click here to apply. FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. This is a FREE, no judging, no hard selling opportunity to learn what you can do to better protect your home from fire! This project has been funded through a Community Resiliency and Preparedness Grant from the Community Foundation of Mendocino County.

Communications and Resources to Keep Our Area Safe

Sherwood Firewise Communities (SFC) serves the communities of the Brooktrails Community Township, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Gates, Sylvandale, Sherwood Valley Rancheria, Sherwood Ranch, and all other properties adjacent to or off of Sherwood Road in Willits, California.


he purpose of SFC is to create and support fire adaptive and resilient communities. This is a volunteer organization. We work with other Fire Safe Groups, Brooktrails Fire Department, the County of Mendocino, and other governmental organizations to maximize our ability to create a safer environment for our residents to withstand emergencies. Consider joining us if you are not already a member!

We invite you to view the different pages of this website. SFC has listed information on personal evacuation planning as well and communication alerts and other resources that may be important in an emergency situation. Being prepared creates a safer environment for all.

Current SFC Meetings and other important events

Click here to Visit Our Calendar to see the schedule of quarterly meetings, special events and the SFC You Tube Channel. All meetings are currently conducted on Zoom and/or a call-in phone number because of Covid-19 safety issues.

Join the SFC Community

SFC is always in need of additional volunteers. We need people with experience in administration, data entry, website maintenance, publicity, grant writing, accounting, and project management. Email SFC with contact information to join SFC

Mendocino County Emergency Alerts

It is recommended that you register for both of the Mendocino County Sheriff’s emergency alert systems to receive evaluations notices and orders. Sign up for Nixle by cell phone by texting 95490 to 888777. Sign up for MendoAlert (notice by phone, text or email)

Join SafetyNet for Local Incident Notices

Join SafetyNet for notice (by text, email or phone) of verified incidents that relate to the Sherwood Corridor. This system does not take the place of the Mendocino County MendoAlert System. However, it may provided additional information about local incidents that might affect the Sherwood Corridor. If feasible, know your immediate neighbors. Know if someone is disabled, frequently without transportation, or has pets, livestock or other needs. Click here for a SafetyNet registration form and to read more about SafetyNet.

Order a Cal Fire Approved Address Sign

Order a large green Cal Fire approved address sign. This will be very helpful for first responders finding your exact location in case of an emergency, especially if it is smokey or dark.

Neighbors working together to create a safer community

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