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."

Chipping Service Suspended

The EDCFSC residential chipping program has been suspended until further notice. We regret that we will not be able to accept new requests for chipping until we are confident that we have an agreement with a contractor that can fulfill the requirements of the program in a timely manner. We are attempting to service those

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.

King Fire Recovery Workshop

The University of California Cooperative Extension Central Sierra will hold a workshop for forest and woodland landowners affected by the Sand and King fires on October 24 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  The workshop will be held at the Pleasant Valley Grange, 4765 Pleasant Valley Road.  Workshop details and registration are available at http://ucanr.edu/postfireworkshop.

Residential Chipping Program

Applications are now being accepted for the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Residential Chipping Program thanks to funding from PG&E. The application form can be found at Action/Chipping Program.

Sand Fire Fundraiser

Please help the victims of the recent Sand fire by attending the fundraiser to be held at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville on Friday August 22, 2014 from 5 pm to 10 pm. There will be live music, a pasta and salad dinner, prizes and a raffle. Tickets are $10 per person or

THANKS TO FIREFIGHTERS

The residents of Nashville/Sandridge, Sommerset, Outingdale, River Pines Estates and Logtown wish to express their gratitude to the many firefighters who worked valiantly to protect these communities during the recent Sand fire.  See the the Nashville/West Sandridge Page for more.

Current Fire News

Up to date information on current fires can now be accessed directly from the home page of this El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Website.  Links to the three most popular sites are show below.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

EL DORADO COUNTY FIRE SAFE COUNCIL IS SEEKING PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED CONTRACTORS TO IMPLEMENT THE 2014/2015 RESIDENTIAL CHIPPING PROGRAM. Grant funding has been obtained funding to continue the EDC Fire Safe Council Residential Chipping Program.  Please download a complete copy of the Request for Proposal by clicking  here ‎ or email board@edcfiresafe.org, or contact EDC Fire

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