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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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.

Latest Council News

Ventura Fuel Reduction Project Saved Homes and Lives

The Project: The first phase of the project established a Temporary Refuge Area (TRA) as defined by Firescope – an identified area that firefighters can take refuge for temporary shelter and short-term relief in the event that emergency egress to an established Safety Zone is compromised. The second phase created a shaded fuel break to


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10 March 2018
This month's topic will be Fire Wise Planting with
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Chipping Program Still on Hold

Follow up contacts with the funding agency have not received encouraging results. They are unable to tell us when funds will be released, so the program is still on hold. We regret that we can not give you more definite information, but our hands are tied. We are frustrated with the process but will continue to persevere. The contractors are also anxious to get started. 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 and help keep our neighborhoods safe..

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