INFORMATION ON SONOMA COUNTY WILDFIRES & PETALUMA
Update as of October 13: The Glass Incident fire that started in Napa County over the weekend of September 26 is currently 96% contained. Petaluma was never threatened by this fire. The affected areas were remote portions of Northeast Sonoma County, including far Eastern Santa Rosa.
Sonoma County is a large region encompassing more than 1,500 square miles. Petaluma is the southernmost city and is approximately 50 miles from the northern edge of Sonoma County.
- Check the County of Sonoma Fire Incident Map for road closures, evacuation areas, and active fire areas.
- Visit: socoemergency.org and fire.ca.gov for current wildfire updates
- Check the air quality at AirNow.gov
- Emergency Social Media updates from the County of Sonoma: Facebook and Twitter
- Sign up for alerts: socoemergency.org/prepare/get-ready/stay-informed/
- Sonoma County’s Mediterranean climate, distinguished by warm, wet winters and calm, dry summers, creates conditions that are ideal for agriculture, but also may result in occasional seasonal weather-related events.
- Sonoma County is a large region encompassing more than 1,500 square miles. Most often weather-related issues occur in one portion of the county with the great majority of the area completely unaffected.
- When traveling to any destination, especially during the peak time periods for weather-related events, visitors should be aware of the potential for a situation that will require immediate action. All travel-related cautions should be considered when making arrangements for any trip.
Please feel free to call the Petaluma Visitors Program weekdays from 10am to 3pm at (707) 769-0429 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Stay safe and be well!