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."


CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Amador-El Dorado Unit   CONTACT: Brice Bennett PIO 530-683-5229 RELEASE DATE:  June 29, 2015   Safely Celebrating the 4th of July Camino – CAL FIRE encourages everyone in the foothills to celebrate this Independence Day by attending one of your fireworks displays. Fireworks are illegal in El

CAL FIRE Suspends Residential Burning

Camino – As drought conditions continue to increase fire danger in the region, CAL FIRE has suspended all burn permits for outdoor open residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of Amador, El Dorado, Sacramento, and Alpine counties. This suspension takes effect 8:00 a.m. June 22nd, 2015 and bans all residential outdoor burning of landscape


The EDCFSC green waste programs are still suspended pending receipt of grant payments.  If you chose to burn your material click the following link to see the latest CAL FIRE  news release regarding Debris Burning. [read more ]

CAL FIRE Media Release

CAL FIRE proclaims Wildfire Awareness Week May 3 – 9. [read more]

Burn Permits – CAL FIRE

Residential burn permits will be required beginning May 1st.  [read more}

CAL FIRE Local Burn Bans Lifted

CAL FIRE’s Nevada-Yuba-Placer and Amador-El Dorado Units have lifted the suspension of residential burning within State Responsibility Area (SRA) effective 8 a.m. on Monday, November 3, 2014.  Read More.

CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits

NEWS RELEASE California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Amador-El Dorado Unit & Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit Amador-El Dorado Unit Contact: Teri Mizuhara, Fire Prevention Specialist II, 530.708.2724 Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit Contact: Lynne Tolmachoff, Fire Prevention Specialist II, 916-202-6748 RELEASE DATE: May 16, 2014 CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits Camino – To date CAL FIRE has responded to

Emergency Alert Notification System

Emergency Alert Notification System                 Summer is on it’s way and with it comes the risk of wildland fires. Already throughout the State many lives and homes have been in danger due to wildland fires. If your home, or the home of someone you care for is at risk, will you be

Wildfire Awareness Week

CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection “Wildfire Awareness Week” Declared in California for May 4-10 CAL FIRE Encourages Wildfire Preparedness and Prevention Sacramento – Drought conditions have led to a significant increase in wildfire activity and to ensure Californians are ready, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. has declared May 4-10, 2014 as

Cal Fire News Release: Dry Vegetation + Wind = CAUTION

  Camino – “With the lack of rain, our local vegetation is tinder dry; all you have to do is go outside to hear the crackle and crunch of pine needles and leaves under your feet. Add wind to this scenario and you are looking at very critical fire conditions (Red Flag Conditions)” says CAL