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."

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

RFP FOR TREE REMOVAL AND CHIPPING SERVICES IN THE COMMUNITY OF GRIZZLY FLATS

Release Date: January 2, 2018 Closing Date: February 2, 2018 Grant funding has been obtained to perform hazardous tree mortality felling and chipping of tops and limbs on approximately 28 parcels within Grizzly Flats Fire Safe Council Sphere of Influence.  Many of the trees are large diameter and close to homes, utilities, and structures.  The

Request for Proposal : TREE REMOVAL AND CHIPPING SERVICES IN THE COMMUNITY OF GRIZZLY FLATS

Release Date: January 2, 2018 Closing Date: February 2, 2018 Grant funding has been obtained to perform hazardous tree mortality felling and chipping of tops and limbs on approximately 28 parcels within Grizzly Flats Fire Safe Council Sphere of Influence.  Many of the trees are large diameter and close to homes, utilities, and structures.  The

TED TALK BY PAUL HESSBURG

Megafires, individual fires that burn more than 100,000 acres, are on the rise in the western United States — the direct result of unintentional yet massive changes we’ve brought to the forests through a century of misguided management. What steps can we take to avoid further destruction? Forest ecologist Paul Hessburg confronts some tough truths

SEEKING PROPOSALS TO PROVIDE CHIPPING

Release Date: November 13, 2017, Bidders meeting: 10:00am, December 4, 2017 Rescue Fire Protection District Station 83, 5221 Deer Valley Road, Rescue, CA 95672 Closing Date: December 14, 2017 Grant funding has been obtained from the United States Forest Service through the Grants Clearing House of the California State Fire Safe Council. The purpose of

EDC FSC IS SEEKING PROPOSALS TO PROVIDE CHIPPING

EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE RESIDENTIAL CHIPPING ON THE WEST SLOPE OF EL DORADO COUNTY. Release Date: November 13, 2017, Bidders meeting: 10:00am, December 4, 2017 Rescue Fire Protection District Station 83, 5221 Deer Valley Road, Rescue, CA 95672 Closing Date: December 14, 2017 Grant funding

Safe Home Heating

Even though we are currently experiencing warm weather, cooler weather is just around the corner.  Now is a good time to check your heating systems and clean your fireplaces.  In addition to the tips below, if you have baseboard heating, make sure furniture and drapes did not get moved too close to the heaters over

SEEKING BIDS FOR FUEL REDUCTION PROJECTS

THE EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE:  FUEL REDUCTION, MASTICATION, CHAINSAW AND CHIPPING OR PILE BURNING SERVICES IN THE LOGTOWN AREA EAST OF STATE HIGHWAY 49 Logtown East Side Fuel Break (LT10) 16-SFA-56063) and Logtown East Side Fuel Break (LT 10) Monitor section (sra 5gs15144) Release Date:

CAL FIRE Presents Their Partnership Award

CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Mike Webb presented their Partnership Award to the Board of Directors of the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council in recognition of the Council’s strong partnership in Wildfire Prevention and Mitigation.

CAL FIRE Presents The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Their Partnership Award

CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Mike Webb presented their Partnership Award to the Board of Directors of the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council in recognition of the Council’s strong partnership in Wildfire Prevention and Mitigation.