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

2022 DEFENSIBLE SPACE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IS NOW RE-OPEN

October 24, 2022: The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council’s Defensible Space Assistance Program for Seniors, Veterans and Those with Low Income has received grant funding and is now re-open

Foothill Fire Flash Newsletter

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council is pleased to publish the October/November 2022 Foothill Fire Flash Newsletter to keep our community informed with latest news and helpful information. It


Events Calendar

FIre Season Links

National Weather Service Sacramento- https://www.weather.gov/sto/

Broadcastify (local fire radio frequency). https://www.broadcastify.com/listen/ctid/191

El Dorado Code Red (County Evacuation Notifications)-  https://ready.edso.org/

Alert California Camera – ALERTCalifornia.org

PG&E contacts for wildfire safety concerns or issues-
Email-  wildfiresafety@pge.com
Phone-  1-866-743-6589

Hazardous Tree Removal Grant

July 2022: We are proud to announce that our CAL FIRE Fire Prevention grant application for Residential Hazard Tree Removal was selected for funding.  We are working through the administrative details and expect to have a signed agreement by the first of September.  We will select a forestry company and/or arborist to manage the program.  The team with then refine the scope of work and processes and competitively select three tree companies to do the work.  We expect to open the program for applications in late December.

Current Fire Info

Burn Day Information

Click here for El Dorado County outdoor burning information: BURN INFORMATION

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www.wildfiresnearme.wfmrda.com

What if you are not at Home?

The reverse 911 system only notifies your land line!
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http://ready.edso.org

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