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


The Defensible Space Assistance Program is closed to new applications.  We will continue to process applications POSTMARKED by April 29, 2021.


April 22, 2021: The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council’s Defensible Space Assistance Program for Seniors, Veterans and Those with Low Income has received grant funding and is now open

EDC Fire Safe Council Awarded $1.7 Million !!!

We were notified on Friday, August 3rd that the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council was awarded four CAL FIRE grants totaling $1,739,538.  Two grants will benefit the entire western

Fuel Breaks Save Homes in Colorado

  Proactive fuel breaks protect nearly $1B in homes, infrastructure during CO wildfire Thursday, June 28, 2018 – 10:00 A helicopter drops water to cool off hot spots at the

Have a Safe 4th of July

Fireworks are Illegal in El Dorado County ALL fireworks are illegal in El Dorado County.  El Dorado County Municipal Code 8.08.050 states: “Any person who uses, discharges or possesses any

Outdoor Burning Suspended

June 8, 2018 CAL FIRE Suspends Burn Permits in Amador, El- Dorado, Sacramento and Alpine Counties CAMINO – After another wet winter, warming temperatures and winds are quickly drying out

Steep Terrain Fuels Treatment Demo

The USDA Forest Service, Cal Fire, and Sierra Pacific Industries in conjunction with the UC Cooperative Extension are sponsoring a hazardous fuels treatment demonstration (demo).  Focused on conventional and innovative technologies

Congratulations to the Coloma Lotus Fire Safe Council

Thanks to the hard work of key volunteers in the Coloma Lotus Fire Safe Council, PG&E made the following award. “We are pleased to inform you that PG&E VM CEMA

Are You Ready For Wildfire?

With spring approaching, now is the time for homeowners to get “Ready” for a wildfire by maintaining an adequate Defensible Space and by hardening their home by using fire resistant

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