Mission Statement

"The mission of EI Dorado County Fire Safe Council is to protect the people of EI Dorado County and their property from the effects of catastrophic wildfire through education, cooperation, innovation and action."

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County’s Natural Beauty!

Consider donating to the El Dorado Fire Safe Council and help support programs that work to ensure the safety of El Dorado County’s citizens and natural resources!
El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Chipping Program
Help Us Protect El Dorado

County’s Natural Beauty!

Consider donating to the El Dorado Fire Safe Council and help support programs that work to ensure the safety of El Dorado County’s citizens and natural resources!
Sand Fire 2014

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Welcome to EDCFSC

We are a California non-profit, Public Benefit Corporation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. As stated in our Bylaws, our mission is “to protect the people of El Dorado County and their property from the effects of catastrophic wildfire through education, cooperation, innovation, and action.” The council was organized in September 2001 and currently has over 150 individuals from the public and private sectors on our Council Communication Network who are committed to making El Dorado County more fire safe. Through community outreach and public education, we endeavor to make residents of the County aware of the risks of living within a Wildland Urban Interface and what they an do to protect their home and property from wildfire.  Join the effort and see how you can make a difference in your community.

Latest Council News

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS-CHIPPING PROGRAM-DUE JULY 12, 2019

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council (EDCFSC) has received grant funding from the California Department of Forestry and Fire protection (CAL-FIRE) to continue offering residential chipping for the residents on the western slope of El Dorado County through early 2022. One or more qualified businesses will be contracted to conduct chipping for residential fuel


Events Calendar

10 August 2019
Guest speaker Shiva Frentzen, EDC Supervisor will
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CHIPPER PROGRAM IS HERE TO HELP

Let us help you clear defensible space around your home and remove excess fuels from your property. This no-cost program is available to residents of the Western Slope of El Dorado County. Click on the "Action" tab above to see more information and to apply for the chipping program.

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