Current Projects

Clearing autumn gutter blocked with leaves by hand

Resources Available to All Residents

  • Request road maps from the Brooktrails District office or fire department.
  • Register with Mendocino County Sheriff for reverse 911 and Nixle notifications of evacuations.
  • Complete a SFC SafetyNet application for incident notices.
  • Purchase a Cal-Fire approved address sign for your residence.
  • Check with Brooktrails FD to see if equipment might be available to other subdivisions for fire safety projects.
  • Contact and give PGE permission to aggressively remove brush and trees around wires on your property.
  • Learn what grants and programs might be available to reduce the fuel load in your neighborhood.

Brooktrails Township Projects

  • Use SFC funding to participate in Chipper Days to reduce the vegetation fuel on your property.
  • Check with Brooktrails FD to learn more about what active fire prevention measures are currently being funded.
  • Attend BTCSD Board Meetings to learn of recent grant applications or brush clearing support.


  • Volunteer to work as a SFC Neighborhood Coordinators to create safer and more fire resilient neighborhoods and share resources and communication information.
  • Offer to assist SFC in maintaining the SafetyNet for early incident warnings that may affect the Sherwood Corridor.
  • Volunteer to work on the SFC scanner team. Even one shift per month is a help!
  • Attend monthly SFC meetings the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6-8 at on line. See the calendar for logistics. Receive updates on resources, emergency access and other current projects.
  • Help SFC identify problem lots and green belt area that have heavy vegetation growth
  • Assist SFC in identifying possible assembly or safe zones for residents in case of an emergency.

Neighbors working together to create a safer community