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Joe Tyler

Director/Fire Chief

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Leaving quickly and early when wildfire approaches your community is a vital part in keeping your family safe. Having an Emergency Supply Kit – also called a “go bag” – stocked and ready is an important step in being able to “Go!” at a moment’s notice. Do you have a go bag? Many of the items included are things you already have at home (or can be easily found at the store) and simply need to be gathered into one bag or backpack. Check out this video for essential items to include so that you have the necessary items to be evacuation ready!

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Your pets are an important member of the family! Remember, as you put together your emergency preparedness kit, to include a kit for your four-legged family members, too. Having a pet disaster preparedness kit ready will ensure the whole family is taken care of during an emergency and that you are #ReadyPetGo and #EvacuationReady.

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Governor Gavin Newsom has released his 2022-23 state budget proposal – the California Blueprint, a bold plan building on the state’s ongoing work to confront California’s greatest existential threats, bolster our strong economic growth and make historic investments in California’s future.

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Californians have made great progress in recent years embracing wise water use as a daily habit. But our state's water future remains uncertain due to precipitation variability and changing climate. it is more critical than ever that Californians work together to Save Our Water and make the world a better place for our children, grandchildren and future generations. 

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2020 Fire Siege Report

The 2020 Fire Siege will be counted among the most devastating in history. The loss of life and livelihood across the State was profound, punctuated by the tragic loss of three of our comrades in service. We will never forget the impact they made on those they served with and the communities they so selflessly and honorably served.

Community Wildfire Prevention & Mitigation Report

In a 45-Day Report to Governor Gavin Newsom in response to Executive Order N-05-19, CAL FIRE systematically identified high priority fuels reduction projects and other measures to immediately begin to protect over 200 of California's most wildfire-vulnerable communities and put the state on a path toward long-term wildfire prevention and forest health.

Wildfire Prevention