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."

Caldor Fire Information

During the Caldor Fire incident El Dorado County has activated their emergency programs and county departments are actively assimilating information from various sources that may be important to you. For accuracy, it is important to get information from official and reliable sources so we encourage you to monitor the county websites as they will be

August 18, 2021 Board Meeting Cancelled

Due to the Caldor Fire impacting many of our council members and partners here in El Dorado County, I am cancelling tomorrow’s Board meeting. It appears all agenda items can be covered at next month’s meeting, however, please do not hesitate to reach out if we need to address any issue or item prior to

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.

2021 DEFENSIBLE SPACE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM IS NOW OPEN

April 22, 2021: 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 open for new applications. The program will close once 45 applications are received. Please click on the Assistance tab at the top of this page to

El Dorado County Vegetation Management/Defensible Space Ordinance

Did you know that El Dorado County has a vegetation management and defensible space ordinance? In April 2019, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors put in place an ordinance to assist with enforcing State requirements for defensible space on private property. What does that mean for you? As a homeowner, State law requires that

RFP FOR DEFENSIBLE SPACE CONTRACTOR

March 10, 2021: The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council is now accepting bids for the Defensible Space Assistance Program which serves qualified Senior, Veteran and Low-Income residents of the western slope of El Dorado County. Click on “Read More” to see the complete RFP and sample contractor contract. The Request for Proposal can be

El Dorado County Vegetation Management/Defensible Space Ordinance

Did you know that El Dorado County has a vegetation management and defensible space ordinance? In April 2019, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors put in place an ordinance to assist with enforcing State requirements for defensible space on private property. What does that mean for you? As a homeowner, State law requires that

DEFENSIBLE SPACE PROGRAM IS CLOSED

The Defensible Space Assistance Program is closed to new applications.  We will continue to process applications RECEIVED by November 12, 2019.

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

THE EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE DEFENSIBLE SPACE CLEARANCE AND THE EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO UPDATE AND AMEND THE WESTERN EL DORADO COUNTY COMMUNITY WILDFIRE PROTECTION PLAN  Click on “Read More” to see the complete RFPs and the defensible

EDC Fire Safe Council Awarded $1.7 Million !!!

We were notified on Friday, August 3rd that the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council was awarded four CAL FIRE grants totaling $1,739,538.  Two grants will benefit the entire western slope of the county, Residential Chipping and Green Waste removal and the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP).   Two other grants will benefit the communities of

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