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."

Residential Chipping Program

Applications are now being accepted for the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Residential Chipping Program thanks to funding from PG&E. The application form can be found at Action/Chipping Program.

EDCFSC Board Meeting

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Board of Directors will meet at 9:30 am on Tuesday, August 26th 2014 at USFS Headquarters, 100 Forni Road, Placerville. There will be a special presentation on the Sand Fire incident. The complete agenda can be found on the Board Agendas and Minutes Page.

Current Fire News

Up to date information on current fires can now be accessed directly from the home page of this El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Website.  Links to the three most popular sites are show below.

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

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

[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

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.

El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Community Service Awards and Board Meeting – April 22nd

At 9:30 AM at the USFS Large Conference Room on April 22nd, join the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council for a special Board Meeting, including our Community Service Awards. In addition to our standard board meeting, we will be awarding community representatives within El Dorado County who have made outstanding contributions to making their

Fuel Reduction Contractors Listing Re-launching

As one of the resources provided by the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council, the Fuel Reduction Contractors Listing allows residents of the county an easy listing of local service providers in a variety of service areas and services. If you are a fuel reduction service provider serving the El Dorado County area and would

Chipping and Dumpster Program to be Suspended

The current Chipping and Green Waste Dumpster grant ends on March 31st.  All work must be completed by that date.  Unfortunately funds from the next grant cycle will not be available for several months.  This means that the Chipping and Dumpster programs must be suspended.  We will not be able to accept requests for chipping