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!
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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

DEFENSIBLE SPACE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED

March 24, 2022: All available funds for the Defensible Space Assistance Program for Seniors, Veterans and Those with Low Income have been allocated to 190 applications.


Events Calendar

14 June 2022
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Burn Permits Suspended Effective May 23, 2022

Camino – Residential burn permits will be suspended beginning May 23, 2022.

AEU Chief Mike Blankenheim says, “We are experiencing drought conditions and extreme fire weather much earlier than usual for this time of year. Although debris burning is useful to reduce flammable vegetation, the conditions in the Amador-El Dorado Unit have reached the point where debris burning poses an unacceptable risk of starting a wildfire.”

Read the entire news release by clicking HERE.

Current Fire Info

Burn Day Information

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