Fire Safety

BURN DAY INFORMATION

Click here to see El Dorado County Burn Day status, along with important outdoor burning tips and rules. 

 

Burn Day Information Phone Number

(530) 621-5897

 

The only wastes which can be legally burned are tree trimmings, leaves, dry pine needles, and plants that are derived from the property on which they are being burned. 

El Dorado Hills Fire Department

 

Rescue Fire Department

FREE WOOD CHIPPING

Free wood chipping is available through the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council.

Check out SPARKY.ORG ...  fun fire education for kids!

Having proper defensible space could save your home during a wildland fire.

Recommended by the Rescue Fire Department:

Homeowner's Checklist (PDF file)

General Guidelines for Creating Defensible Sace (PDF file)

 

California Department of Forestry

Check the status of major fires.

 

National Interagency Fire Center

Further in-depth information about fire prevention and firefighting.

 

El Dorado County Animal Services:

Wildlife and Animal Rescue (PDF file)

Important information to help ensure small and large animal safety.

 

"Before, During and After Wildfire" (PDF file)

Excellent check-list to prepare your home and property against wildfires.

 

Protecting Your Home From Fire

Website on fire safety (including a list of fire-resistive plants) by the South County Fire Authority.

Tree Safety

More information coming soon!