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."

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO IMPLEMENT THE 2014/2015 RESIDENTIAL CHIPPING PROGRAM. Grant funding has been obtained funding to continue the EDC Fire Safe Council Residential Chipping Program.  Please download a complete copy of the Request for Proposal by clicking  here ‎ or email board@edcfiresafe.org, or contact EDC Fire

Board of Directors Meeting

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Board of Directors will meet at 9:00 am on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at USFS Headquarters, 100 Forni Road, Placerville.

EDCFSC Board Meeting

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Board of Directors meets at 9:30 am on Tuesday, June 24th 2014 at USFS Headquarters, 100 Forni Road, Placerville.    The quarterly General Meeting will follow at 11:00 am.

CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits

NEWS RELEASE California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Amador-El Dorado Unit & Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit Amador-El Dorado Unit Contact: Teri Mizuhara, Fire Prevention Specialist II, 530.708.2724 Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit Contact: Lynne Tolmachoff, Fire Prevention Specialist II, 916-202-6748 RELEASE DATE: May 16, 2014 CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits Camino – To date CAL FIRE has responded to

Emergency Alert Notification System

Emergency Alert Notification System                 Summer is on it’s way and with it comes the risk of wildland fires. Already throughout the State many lives and homes have been in danger due to wildland fires. If your home, or the home of someone you care for is at risk, will you be

CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE

CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection CONTACT: Daniel Berlant, (916) 651-FIRE (3473), on twitter @CALFIRE_PIO RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2014 CAL FIRE Urging Caution for Memorial Day Weekend Severe Drought Leading to Higher Fire Threat Sacramento – Memorial Day weekend is often considered to be the kick-off for summer vacations

Wildfire Awareness Week

CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection “Wildfire Awareness Week” Declared in California for May 4-10 CAL FIRE Encourages Wildfire Preparedness and Prevention Sacramento – Drought conditions have led to a significant increase in wildfire activity and to ensure Californians are ready, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. has declared May 4-10, 2014 as

Give Where You Live – May 6th

Give Where You Live

[box type=”info”]Text 55000 with FIRESAFE in the message body to donate on May 6th![/box] Give Where You Live is El Dorado County’s version of the National Day of Giving- taking place on May 6th, 2014. The El Dorado Community Foundation is organizing the debut of this event in our county. Forty nonprofits from El Dorado

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day May 3rd

Join the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council, CAL FIRE, USFS and El Dorado County Fire at the Home and Garden Show May 3rd at the County Fairgrounds.  Learn how to prepare your community for the threat of wildfire. Spin the “wheel of misfortune”to see the probability of your home surviving a wildfire. Prizes for

The EDC Fire Safe Council at the 34th Annual El Dorado County Home and Garden Show – May 2nd – 4th

The 34th Annual El Dorado County Home and Garden Show

                                                     On May 2nd through the 4th, visit the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council’s booth at the 34th Annual El Dorado County Home and Garden Show  at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds!   Saturday May 3rd is National Wildfire Preparedness Day.  Visit our booth and learn how to help protect your home from wildfire.