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."

EDC FSC IS SEEKING PROPOSALS TO PROVIDE CHIPPING

EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE RESIDENTIAL CHIPPING ON THE WEST SLOPE OF EL DORADO COUNTY. Release Date: November 13, 2017, Bidders meeting: 10:00am, December 4, 2017 Rescue Fire Protection District Station 83, 5221 Deer Valley Road, Rescue, CA 95672 Closing Date: December 14, 2017 Grant funding

Safe Home Heating

Even though we are currently experiencing warm weather, cooler weather is just around the corner.  Now is a good time to check your heating systems and clean your fireplaces.  In addition to the tips below, if you have baseboard heating, make sure furniture and drapes did not get moved too close to the heaters over

SEEKING BIDS FOR FUEL REDUCTION PROJECTS

THE EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE:  FUEL REDUCTION, MASTICATION, CHAINSAW AND CHIPPING OR PILE BURNING SERVICES IN THE LOGTOWN AREA EAST OF STATE HIGHWAY 49 Logtown East Side Fuel Break (LT10) 16-SFA-56063) and Logtown East Side Fuel Break (LT 10) Monitor section (sra 5gs15144) Release Date:

CAL FIRE Presents Their Partnership Award

CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Mike Webb presented their Partnership Award to the Board of Directors of the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council in recognition of the Council’s strong partnership in Wildfire Prevention and Mitigation.

CAL FIRE Presents The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Their Partnership Award

CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Mike Webb presented their Partnership Award to the Board of Directors of the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council in recognition of the Council’s strong partnership in Wildfire Prevention and Mitigation.

EDC Board of Supervisors recognizes Mark Almer

Mark Almer, “retiring”  Chair of the Grizzly Flats Fire Safe Council was recognized by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors at a ceremony on July 18, 2017 in the Board Chambers.  He was recognized for over ten years of service to the Grizzly Flats Community and the Fire Safe Council.  Supervisor Shiva Frentzen presented

Residential Burning is Suspended

  CAMINO  After a wet winter, warming temperatures are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop. The increasing fire danger posed by the high volume of dead grass and hotter, drier conditions in the region is prompting CAL FIRE to suspend all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of

Reminder: All Fireworks are illegal in El Dorado County

Enjoy a safe and happy Fourth Of July.  All fireworks (including sparklers) are illegal in El Dorado County.  You are personally responsible for suppression costs and damages from fires originating on your property.  Stay Fire Safe!

CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits

All burning is prohibited in El Dorado County until further notice. Please see the CAL FIRE web site for more details.

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.