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."


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


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

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


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

El Dorado County and Associates Awarded One Million Dollars In CAL FIRE Grants for Tree Mortality and Wildfire Prevention

It was a tough decision for the CAL FIRE officials. They had to select from numerous grant applications from various organizations in the County. Eight projects were selected out of more than 20 applications. Award dollars for the county were $1,068,840 which places us number 4 in the state. The implementation of the wildfire prevention

Stakeholder Assessment and Workshop Agenda

PLACERVILLE – The draft stakeholder assessment prepared by the Consensus Building Institute for the South Fork American River Cohesive Strategy is now posted on the Eldorado National Forest website along with the agenda for an upcoming public workshop on Friday, June 24 to be held at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road in Placerville,

Dr. Richard Harris El Dorado County CWPP Presentation

Dr. Harris presented an update on the progress of the El Dorado County Community Wildfire Protection Plan to the EDCFSC Board on February 23 and at the Stakeholders meeting the same day.

New Partnership Focuses on Increased Use of Fire in California for Natural Resource and Public Benefits

Sacramento, Calif. – Federal and State agency officials gathered today with conservation and community fire protection groups to kick off the inaugural workshop for a Memorandum of Understanding that will promote the careful and expanded use of fire for natural resource and other social benefits in California. Wildland fuels are continuing to build up and