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California Statewide Fire Summary

Get the latest fire summary on the nearly two dozen large fires that have started since Sunday, October 9, 2017. More...

What to do when returning home after a wildfire.

Returning Home After a Wildfire!

Once a wildfire has burned through an area, many dangers may remain. Take precautions when returning home. More...    

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How You Can Help

Volunteering is a great way to further a cause, support an organization, and make a difference in your community. It can also be an opportunity to meet new people and learn new skills. If you'd like to give something besides money, consider lending your time and talents to organizations that are important to you. More...

Ready, Set, Go!

Be ready to Evacuate and GO! - Ready, Set, Go!

Give your household the best chance of surviving a wildfire by being ready to go and evacuating early. Have an Evacuation Plan; know what to take and where to go if a wildfire strikes. More...     Ready, Set, Go! Video

Seasonal Firefighter Hiring

Seasonal Firefighter I Hiring

The filing period for the 2018 fire season is November 1, 2017 through November 30, 2017. A Fire Fighter I participates in wildland, rural, and structural fire suppression. As a member of a fire crew, a Fire Fighter I fights fires, repairs equipment, assists with general station housekeeping, and responds to emergency situations.  More...    Seasonal Firefighter Hiring Video

Plan 2 ways out of your home should a fire occur

National Fire Prevention Week: October 8-14, 2016
"Every Second Counts - Plan 2 Ways Out!"

Nearly half of all Americans do NOT have a home escape plan. National Fire Prevention Week is the perfect time to make a plan for escaping your home quickly and safely should a fire occur. More...

Halloween Safety

Halloween Fire Safety

Halloween is a fun and exciting time of year, but it is also an important time to practice fire and personal safety. The occurrence of fire increases around Halloween due to the use of candles as decorations. Make sure to take some time to insure a fire free Halloween. More...

95% of California's wildfires caused by people!
One Less Spark means One Less Wildfire

It's true; 95% of all wildfires are caused by the activity of people! CAL FIRE is asking that all Californians do their part now to help prevent the next devastating wildfire. One Less Spark means One Less Wildfire.   One Less Spark - One Less Wildfire

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Help Stop The Spread Of Forest Pests - Buy It Where You Burn It!

Firewood can harbor insects and diseases that threaten California's forest resources. Transporting firewood can move these pests to new locations. Learn more about the threats and what you can do. More...

New Automatic Fire Extingishing Systems Certification

On July 1, 2017, the new Automatic Extinguishing Systems (AES) Sprinkler Fitter Certification regulations will become effective. The regulations cover the work consisting of the installation, alteration or repair of water-based fire protection systems. More...

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Debris Burning Safety and Burn Permit Information

Stay informed on the latest on outdoor debris burn permit information. Homeowners should always check with their local CAL FIRE station and local air quality management agency before burning. In many area burn permits may be required. Learn More...   Burn Status

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CAL FIRE Launches New Ready for Wildfire App

This new tool puts a whole library of step-by-step checklists in the palm of the user’s hand. It allows homeowners to track their progress while creating Defensible Space, hardening their homes with fire-resistant construction, assembling an emergency supply kit and creating a family communication and evacuation plan.  Learn More...

California Bark Beetle Epidemic

The bark beetle epidemic has hit California’s wildland forests in the coastal ranges, mountains and foothill communities, posing particular threat where dead trees are near homes and private property. In these areas, CAL FIRE has launched a public outreach campaign to educate and motivate residents to take steps now to protect their home and property from wildfire. . More...

Bark Beetle Video   Tree Mortality News Release

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CAL FIRE Grant Opportunities

CAL FIRE grants are aimed at reducing the threat of large wildfires and meeting Governor Brown's goal of transitioning California to a sustainable, low-carbon emission future. More...


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