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."

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County’s Natural Beauty!

Consider donating to the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council and help support programs that work to ensure the safety of El Dorado County’s citizens and natural resources!
El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Chipping Program
Help Us Protect El Dorado

County’s Natural Beauty!

Consider donating to the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council and help support programs that work to ensure the safety of El Dorado County’s citizens and natural resources!
Sand Fire 2014

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Welcome to EDCFSC

We are a California non-profit, Public Benefit Corporation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. As stated in our Bylaws, our mission is “to protect the people of El Dorado County and their property from the effects of catastrophic wildfire through education, cooperation, innovation, and action.” The council was organized in September 2001 and currently has over 150 individuals from the public and private sectors on our Council Communication Network who are committed to making El Dorado County more fire safe. Through community outreach and public education, we endeavor to make residents of the County aware of the risks of living within a Wildland Urban Interface and what they an do to protect their home and property from wildfire.  Join the effort and see how you can make a difference in your community.

Latest Council News

April 29, 2021: DEFENSIBLE SPACE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IS CLOSED

The Defensible Space Assistance Program is closed to new applications.  We will continue to process applications POSTMARKED by April 29, 2021.


Events Calendar

10 July 2021
Meetings are held at the Grizzly Flats Community C
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CHIPPING PROGRAM SUSPENDED

May 4, 2021: The chipping program remains closed. The homeowner insurance crisis, El Dorado County Vegetation ordinance and the COVID-19 stay at home order contributed to an unprecedented increase in demand for the program. Our all-volunteer staff are aggressively seeking additional funding sources from our collaborators and will reopen the program as soon as additional funding is secured.

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