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."


The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council (EDCFSC) has received grant funding from the California Department of Forestry and Fire protection (CAL-FIRE) to continue offering residential chipping for the residents on the western slope of El Dorado County through early 2022. One or more qualified businesses will be contracted to conduct chipping for residential fuel reduction in wild land urban interface communities. The grant has $ 351,648 available for contracted residential chipping services estimated to be expended by March 15, 2022.


To ensure that all applicants are receiving the same information there will be one bidders meeting.  Questions pertaining to this RFP or about the program will only be answered at this public meeting.  The meeting is set for Tuesday June 25th at 10:00am. The meeting location will be at Rescue Fire Protection District Station 83, 5221 Deer Valley Road, Rescue CA 95672.


Click HERE for the complete RFP.  Click HERE for Exhibit A.  Click HERE for the sample contract.  Click HERE for chipping fact sheet.