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."

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

Give Where You Live – May 6th

[box type=”info”]Text 55000 with FIRESAFE in the message body to donate on May 6th![/box] Give Where You Live is El Dorado County’s version of the National Day of Giving- taking place on May 6th, 2014. The El Dorado Community Foundation is organizing the debut of this event in our county. Forty nonprofits from El Dorado

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day May 3rd

Join the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council, CAL FIRE, USFS and El Dorado County Fire at the Home and Garden Show May 3rd at the County Fairgrounds.  Learn how to prepare your community for the threat of wildfire. Spin the “wheel of misfortune”to see the probability of your home surviving a wildfire. Prizes for

The EDC Fire Safe Council at the 34th Annual El Dorado County Home and Garden Show – May 2nd – 4th

The 34th Annual El Dorado County Home and Garden Show

                                                     On May 2nd through the 4th, visit the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council’s booth at the 34th Annual El Dorado County Home and Garden Show  at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds!   Saturday May 3rd is National Wildfire Preparedness Day.  Visit our booth and learn how to help protect your home from wildfire.

El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Community Service Awards and Board Meeting – April 22nd

At 9:30 AM at the USFS Large Conference Room on April 22nd, join the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council for a special Board Meeting, including our Community Service Awards. In addition to our standard board meeting, we will be awarding community representatives within El Dorado County who have made outstanding contributions to making their

Fuel Reduction Contractors Listing Re-launching

As one of the resources provided by the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council, the Fuel Reduction Contractors Listing allows residents of the county an easy listing of local service providers in a variety of service areas and services. If you are a fuel reduction service provider serving the El Dorado County area and would

Chipping and Dumpster Program to be Suspended

The current Chipping and Green Waste Dumpster grant ends on March 31st.  All work must be completed by that date.  Unfortunately funds from the next grant cycle will not be available for several months.  This means that the Chipping and Dumpster programs must be suspended.  We will not be able to accept requests for chipping

Spaghetti Feed to Restore Funding to Our Senior Assistance Program

[box type=”info”]Please note, the location of this event has changed. The Spaghetti Feed is now going to be held at the Firefighters’ Memorial Hall at 501 Main Street in Diamond Springs.[/box] Come join Friends of El Dorado County Seniors for our 3rd annual Spaghetti Feed fundraiser on March 16, 2014 between 1 pm to 5

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