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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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. Education and community outreach is a top priority: making the residents of the County aware of the risks of living within a Wildland Urban Interface and what they can do to protect their home and property from wildfire.

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Keep Fire Hydrants Accessible

El Dorado Irrigation District is asking for the community’s help by “adopting” a fire hydrant close to your home or business and keeping it free of weeds and shrubbery — or clear of snow in winter if you live above the snow line. When responding to a fire it is important that fire department personnel


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10 March 2018
This month's topic will be Fire Wise Planting with
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GOOD NEWS! The El Dorado Fire Safe Council has received a grant from the USFS to operate the chipping program through July 2019 or until the funds are depleted. The agreements are complete and we have contracts in place. The contractors are anxious to get started. We submitted a funding request on January 17th and are waiting for the money to be deposited in our bank so we can begin. We anticipate that will happen in the next few weeks. Keep checking this site and we will open the program immediately after we receive the funds. Thank you for your support and understanding. This is a great program to encourage and assist residents create defensible space.

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