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."

Stakeholders Meeting

The quarterly Stakeholders Meeting will be held at 1:oo pm on Tuesday, May 24 following the regular monthly Board of Directors meeting at 9:30 in the morning. See the flyer.

Residential Burn Permits

CAL FIRE announced today that residential burn permits will be required

Notice of Contract Award

The Board of Directors of the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council awarded the Professional Services Agreement for the Weber Creek Fuel Reduction Project

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

There will be a Spaghetti Dinner sponsored by the Friends of Seniors and the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council to raise funds for the Senior Assistance Defensible Space Program.  

Dr. Richard Harris El Dorado County CWPP Presentation

Dr. Harris presented an update on the progress of the El Dorado County Community Wildfire Protection Plan to the EDCFSC Board on February 23 and at the Stakeholders meeting the same day.

New Partnership Focuses on Increased Use of Fire in California for Natural Resource and Public Benefits

Sacramento, Calif. – Federal and State agency officials gathered today with conservation and community fire protection groups to kick off the inaugural workshop for a Memorandum of Understanding that will promote the careful and expanded use of fire for natural resource and other social benefits in California. Wildland fuels are continuing to build up and

District Three Town Hall Meeting on Public Safety

There will be a District Three Town Hall Meeting on Public Safety at the Board Of Supervisors Conference Room at 6:30 p.m. on February 2, 2016.

Board of Directors Meeting

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Board of Directors will hold its first meeting of the year at 9:30 am on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at USFS Headquarters, 100 Forni Road, Placerville.  Click here to see the agenda.

2015 State of the Council Report

View the December 8th 2015 El Dorado County Fire Safe Council presentation to El Dorado County Board of Supervisors [Click on the title to continue]

Burn Permit Suspension Lifted

Effective Monday November 9th 2015 at 8:00 am the burn permit suspension in Amador, El Dorado, Alpine, and Sacramento Counties will be lifted. CAL FIRE Amador- El Dorado acting Unit Chief Brian Estes is formally cancelling the burn permit suspension and advises that those possessing current and valid agriculture and residential burn permits can now

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