Fire Safe Council

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Fire Safe Council

Our mission is to make our community fire safe through roadside vegetation management, greenbelt clearing, establishing evacuation plans and encouraging homeowners to contribute by clearing their own defensible space and evacuation plans.


Please join us for our monthly meeting.  Our meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm at the GRF Lodge. 


Upcoming additional event regarding

Defensible Space Ordinance

INSPECTIONS BEGIN IN JUNE 2020

Join us for a free lunch and education session hosted by

the Pollock Pines - Camino & Gold Ridge Forest Fire Safe Councils

Presentation by the

El Dorado County Vegetation Management Program

March 28, 2020

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Gold Ridge Forest Clubhouse

4101 Opal Trail, Pollock Pines, CA

Some of you may have already received your first letter with a deadline of

June 1st for fire hazard reduction and defensible space clean up. Inspections

will begin in our area at that time and we want to be sure you are prepared.


For more information on the Defensible Space Ordinance, visit:

https://www.edcgov.us/Government/CAO/VegetationManagement


Come get connected and join us to discuss the County’s defensible space ordinance, local

vegetation management projects, clean up events and free programs

 

Additional information on the 2020 defensible space inspections can be found here:

Defensible Space Inspections in the County Emphasis Areas (CEA)

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RESOURCES FOR YOUR USE

El Dorado County Fire Protection District (EDCFPD) – http://www.eldoradocountyfire.com/

El Dorado County Fire Protection District (EDCFPD) – Stations and District Map

https://www.eldoradocountyfire.com/district/community-stations/

EDC Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) info on Special Districts -

https://www.edlafco.us/fire-protection-districts

Chipping Program 2019 – http://www.edcfiresafe.org/programs-grants-2/chipper-program/

Before You Burn Check Local Burn Regulations and Air Quality District Information

https://www.edcgov.us/Government/AirQualityManagement/Pages/burn_information_(outdoor

).aspx AND http://www.fire.ca.gov/fire_protection/fire_protection_burnpermits

Emergency Notifications: The El Dorado County reverse 911 system provides home and business,

land line, mobile phone text and email notifications. http://ready.edso.org/

El Dorado County Fire Safe Council educational materials – http://www.edcfiresafe.org/

El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) portion

covering Coloma Lotus - http://www.edcfiresafe.org/about-the-council/satellite- councils/lotus-

coloma-fsc/community-wildfire-protection-plan/


FireWise (National Fire Protection Association) webinars and other educational materials -

https://www.nfpa.org/Public-Education/By-topic/Wildfire/Firewise-USA

American Red Cross: Gold County Region - training and volunteer opportunities

https://www.redcross.org/local/california/gold-country.html


slide deck link here -  https://www.dropbox.com/s/8zb541yi6vlev8e/Phones%2C%20Fire%2C%20and%20Failures%20-%20Gold%20Ridge%20Slide%20Deck.pdf?dl=0 


Source videos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/c9tctpff4p8uhdt/AADFUojSrbOpwnZjvk1bSWEca?dl=0

Information / Fundraiser

03 10 20 Meeting Agenda (pdf)

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Defensible Space Ordinance event invite (pdf)

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Initial Duty to Abate Notice rev 2-11-2020 (pdf)

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Sly Park CEA (pdf)

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12 17 19Meeting Minutes (pdf)

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FSC Reflective Sign Fundraiser Info (pdf)

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Defensible Space Information (jpg)

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PP Reflective Address Sign Form _Fundraiser Details (pdf)

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12.17.19 Meeting Minutes (pdf)

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