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."

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

EDCRCD Is Seeking Services of a Certified Archaeologist and Registered Professional Forester for a Fuels Reduction Project

The El Dorado County Resource Conservation District is seeking proposals for services of a Registered Professional Forester and a Certified Archaeologist for the “New York Creek Fuel Load Reduction Project”.  Proposals mus be received by April 28, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.  Click to download the complete RFP for the Certified Archaeologist or to download a

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE:  FUEL REDUCTION, MASTICATION, CHANISAW AND CHIPPING SERVICES ALONG A PORTION OF STARKS GRADE ROAD WEST OF SLY PARK ROAD Release Date: March 16, 2017, Required Site visit: March 28, 2017, 0900 at the intersection of Starks Grade and Sly Park Road

Butte Fire Pine Acres Success Story

The Pine Acres Fuelbreak is a Community Wildfire Protection Plan wildland fire fuels reduction project within unincorporated Amador County that was conceived, constructed and has been maintained through the cooperative efforts of the CAL FIRE Amador -El Dorado Unit, the Amador Fire Safe Council and approximately forty private landowners. Read the  complete story of the

Heather Campbell Receives 2017 Wildfire Mitigation Award

We are proud to announce that Heather Campbell, Chair of the Pollock Pines Fire Safe Council, was recently selected to receive this prestigious national award.  She is one of fourteen winners nationwide and one of the few volunteers that were selected. The award is jointly sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the