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."

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

Keep Fire Hydrants Accessible

El Dorado Irrigation District is asking for the community’s help by “adopting” a fire hydrant close to your home or business and keeping it free of weeds and shrubbery — or clear of snow in winter if you live above the snow line. When responding to a fire it is important that fire department personnel

CAL FIRE – Ready For Wildfire

SMELL SMOKE? WANT TO KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON?  Sign up for CAL FIRE’s new Ready for Wildfire app.  Visit their web site at www.readyforwildfire.org for more information on their app, defensible space, information on dead trees and more.

CAL FIRE Guidelines for Safe Home Heating

CAL FIRE has provided guidelines for safe home heating this winter on it website.  Click on the headline to read more. 

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,

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

Code Red Notification Program

This is the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services with an important message for all residents and businesses located in El Dorado County. We have licensed the CodeRED Community Notification System to help disseminate important or critical information. We encourage all residents and businesses to go to the http://ready.edso.org website and click on