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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: and for current wildfire updates
  • Check the air quality at
  • Emergency Social Media updates from the County of Sonoma:  Facebook and Twitter
  • Sign up for alerts:
  • 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 with any questions.

Stay safe and be well!