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."

New Request for Chipping Program Launched

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council launched a new program to control and monitor the Green Waste Chipping Program on January 12, 2017.  The application form is essentially the same as the one you are used to, but the program behind it should make managing the project easier and less costly.   You probably

El Dorado County and Associates Awarded One Million Dollars In CAL FIRE Grants for Tree Mortality and Wildfire Prevention

It was a tough decision for the CAL FIRE officials. They had to select from numerous grant applications from various organizations in the County. Eight projects were selected out of more than 20 applications. Award dollars for the county were $1,068,840 which places us number 4 in the state. The implementation of the wildfire prevention

CAL FIRE Guidelines for Safe Home Heating

CAL FIRE has provided guidelines for safe home heating this winter on it website.  Click on the headline to read more. 

CAL FIRE Encourages Safe Cooking this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is upon us and CAL FIRE is reminding Californians about the dangers that can happen this holiday season.  Click on the header to read more.

Fuel Reduction Contractors List

The Fuel Reduction Contractors List has been restored.  If you tried to register you business with this list in the last few weeks it may not have been saved.  Please check the list and re-enter your information if necessary.  Thank you for your patience.

Burn Suspension Lifted

CAL FIRE Amador El Dorado Unit announced today that the residential burning suspension has been lifted effective 10/17/2016.  Read more.

Fuel Reduction Contractors List

Some of the information contained in the Fuel Reduction Contractors List database was lost during the Website update.  Please bear with us while it is being restored.

“Contact Us” Problem

We have recently been experiencing a problem with our “Contact Us” email.  If you have tried to contact us via this form and not received a response please try again.

Burn Permits Suspended

The Amador El Dorado Unit issued a proclamation suspending all burn permits as of 8:00 am on June 27, 2016.

Stakeholder Assessment and Workshop Agenda

PLACERVILLE – The draft stakeholder assessment prepared by the Consensus Building Institute for the South Fork American River Cohesive Strategy is now posted on the Eldorado National Forest website along with the agenda for an upcoming public workshop on Friday, June 24 to be held at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road in Placerville,