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."

Upcoming Events Calendar

Keep Cool-Pilot Hill Fire Safe!

Meetings: Second Wednesday of every month @ Holiday Market, Cool, CA, (5:30pm)

April 25 (4:30-5pm(pizza!) 5-7pm(presentations): “Ready” Event at Northside School (Library); Cool, CA

This event featured:

  • A “Fireside Chat” about Fire Safety with Supervisor Michael Ranalli
  • A facilitated conversation with Mark Brunton (CalFIRE Station 72 Battalion Chief) and Jeff Tolson (Cool Fire Chief El Dorado County, Retired)
  • Announcing the winners of the Cool-Pilot Hill Fire Safe mascot and motto contest (submissions by students from Northside School, Cool, CA)
  • Presenters from the El Dorado County Public Health, Preparedness, and Response
  • And much more!

June 22 (6-8pm): “Set” Event at Pilot Hill Grange; Cool, CA

This event featured:

  • Information about your Cool-Pilot Hill Fire Safe Council (meet the Council members!)
  • Supervisor Ranelli, Fireside Chat about Fire Safety
  • Mark Brunton, CalFIRE Battalion Chief
  • Lieutenant James Byers, Office of Emergency Services
  • Officer Ian Hoey, California Highway Patrol
  • Henry Brezenski, EDC Animal Services

September 21 (6-8pm): “Go” Event at Pilot Hill Grange; Cool, CA

This event featured:

  • District IV Supervisor Michael Ranalli
  • Sargeant Todd Hammitt (Office of Emergency Services, El Dorado County)
  • Henry Brzezinski, Director, EDC Animal Control Services
  • Pat Dwyer, Chair EDC Fire Safe Council
  • Brandon McKay, Captain/Deputy Fire Marshal (EDC Fire District)
  • The idea behind the “GO” event is to imagine that you have been given one hour or one day to evacuate . . . this event will provide information about what you need to know and do to be ready, set, and GO!

December 11 (1-5pm):  Christmas in Cool 2016

This event featured:

  • District IV Supervisor Michael Ranalli
  • Officers and Members of the CPHFSC
  • Information Booth
  • Cool Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting