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."

EDC Board of Supervisors recognizes Mark Almer

Mark Almer, “retiring”  Chair of the Grizzly Flats Fire Safe Council was recognized by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors at a ceremony on July 18, 2017 in the Board Chambers.  He was recognized for over ten years of service to the Grizzly Flats Community and the Fire Safe Council.  Supervisor Shiva Frentzen presented

Residential Burning is Suspended

  CAMINO  After a wet winter, warming temperatures are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop. The increasing fire danger posed by the high volume of dead grass and hotter, drier conditions in the region is prompting CAL FIRE to suspend all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of

Reminder: All Fireworks are illegal in El Dorado County

Enjoy a safe and happy Fourth Of July.  All fireworks (including sparklers) are illegal in El Dorado County.  You are personally responsible for suppression costs and damages from fires originating on your property.  Stay Fire Safe!

CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits

All burning is prohibited in El Dorado County until further notice. Please see the CAL FIRE web site for more details.

CAL FIRE – Ready For Wildfire

SMELL SMOKE? WANT TO KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON?  Sign up for CAL FIRE’s new Ready for Wildfire app.  Visit their web site at www.readyforwildfire.org for more information on their app, defensible space, information on dead trees and more.

PG&E Grant To Help Fund Chipping Program

Pacific Gas & Electric Company has agreed to provide funds to restart the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council’s Chipping Program. The program will be restarted immediately.

RFP FOR ROYAL EQUESTRIAN ESTATES WEST SIDE FUEL REDUCTION PROJECTS, REE 1

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council (EDCFSC) has received grant funding from the CALFIRE under the State Responsibility Area Fire Prevention fund (SRAFPF) program.  The purpose of this grant is to plan and perform strategic fuels reduction to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildland fire within the vicinity of South Shingle Springs, California. The

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR CONTRACTED SERVICES TO THE EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council (EDCFSC) has received grant funding from the CALFIRE under the State Responsibility Area Fire Prevention fund (SRAFPF) program. The purpose of this grant is to plan and perform strategic fuels reduction to reduce the threat of catastrophic wildland fire within the vicinity of Sly Park, California. The EDCFSC

Friends of Seniors Spaghetti Feed

The Fiends of Seniors is having it’s 6th annual Spaghetti Feed benefiting the Senior Defensible Space Program in conjunction with the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council. The event will be held at the Mother Lode Lions Hall at 4701 Missouri Flat Rd, in Diamond Springs on Saturday, April 29th from 3 to 7 pm.

CAL FIRE Launches New Ready for Wildfire App

Being Ready for Wildfire has never been easier with CAL FIRE’s new Ready for Wildfire app. This new tool puts a whole library of step-by-step checklists in the palm of the user’s hand. It allows homeowners to track their progress while creating Defensible Space, hardening their homes with fire-resistant construction, assembling an emergency supply kit