education • cooperation • innovation • action
Living with wildfire.
Do you live in a Firewise Community?
The benefits are:
- lowered homeowners insurance rates
- help you adapt to living with wildfire
- work with neighbors and take action to prevent wildfire losses
- reduce wildfire risk at the local levels
FREE Wildfire Home Evaluation
This program is a one-on-one consultation at your home to provide you friendly, knowledgeable advice on what you can do to reduce the threat of losing your home in a wildfire.
Defensible Space Program
Helps create defensible space around the primary home for seniors, veterans or those with low income on the western slope of El Dorado County.
You can now request TWO free chipping sessions per year, of up to 6 hours each, at your home. You can either have the chips hauled off, or ask to have them left on site.
Tree Removal Program
Provides hazard tree removal for individual homeowners on the West Slope of El Dorado County who wish to improve the safety of their property and community.
Fire Hydrant Locator
if you are on the Divide, use GPUD’s similar map.
New Emergency Alert
Are You Ready?
Adequate defensible space acts as a barrier to slow or halt the progress of fire that would otherwise engulf your property and helps ensure the safety of firefighters defending your home.
About Placerville Fire Safe Council
Empowering Placerville residents and businesses with the information, knowledge, and support to protect their family and property from wildfire.
The vision of the Placerville Fire Safe Council is to foster a fire wise community developed through ongoing public education, cooperation, innovation and action.