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."

RFP FOR CHIPPING CONTRACTORS

EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO PROVIDE RESIDENTIAL CHIPPING SERVICES ON THE WESTERN SLOPE OF THE COUNTY Release Date: 09/23/2022      Closing Date: 10/07/2022 Grant funding has been obtained to perform roadside chipping on the west slope of El Dorado County. The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council is

Mosquito Fire Information

Below is a link to the El Dorado County Mosquito Fire Information page: https://www.edcgov.us/wildfire/Pages/Mosquito-Fire.aspx

CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE

CALIFORNIA FOREST IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FUNDING ANNOUNCED $18 million in funding for the next 3 years (Sacramento) CAL FIRE is allocating more than $18 million for the California Forest Improvement Program, which is designed to provide up to a 90% cost-share assistance to small private and public forestland owners to improve forest health and increase the

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

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

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