The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection serves and safeguards the people and protects the property and resources of California.


 

Incident Information

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CAL FIRE Statewide Fire Map & Incident Information

Incident Information

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Happy Halloween (1)

Halloween 2020 Infographic

CAL FIRE hopes you and your family have a wonderful holiday! Here are some safety tips to keep in mind this Halloween. 

Halloween Safety Tips 2020

 

Change Clocks Test Alarms (1) (1)

Change Your Clocks/Check Your Smoke Detectors

Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 1, 2020, at 2:00 A.M. On Saturday night, set your clocks back one hour (i.e., gaining one hour) to “fall back.”  Take this opportunity to check expirations dates and replace the batteries in their smoke alarms.

Smoke Alarms Help Save Lives

 

Daily Wildfire Update

Daily Wildfire Report

Wildfire activity remains high over California with major wildfires burning across the State. In the past couple of months a significant amount of acres have burned. California is under a state off Emergency and all CAL FIRE resources are fully committed to battling these fires. We will provide a daily Wildfire Report Until the fire siege has been brought under control. 

Daily Wildfire Report

Wildfire Related Videos

COVID-19 infographic: if sick, stay home, cover your cough, wash hands

Get the Latest COVID-19 Updates

California is issuing daily updates on COVID-19. See the most recent updates on the CDPH News Release page.

COVID-19 Updates

Wildfire Is Coming... Are You READY?

Ready for Wildfire

Being Ready for wildfire starts with maintaining an adequate defensible space and by hardening your home by using fire resistant building materials.  Find the right actions to prepare your family and home for the next California wildfire with the Prepare for Wildfire App. Create your wildfire action plan today.

Visit the Ready For Wildfire Site

Online Defensible Space Survey

Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order

Governor Gavin Newsom Issues an Emergency Proclamation as a Result of CAL FIRE'S 45-day Report on Protecting Vulnerable Communities From Catastrophic Wildfire

Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Emergency Proclamation directing CAL FIRE to immediately implement projects that were systematically identified as high priority fuels reduction projects and other measures 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... 

Fact Sheet on Emergency Proclamation (PDF)

45-Day Report Cover - 35 Priority Projects Identified for Prevention and Mitigation

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.

45-Day Report & 35 Priority Projects


 

Buy It Where You Burn It

http://www.firewood.ca.gov

 

CAL FIRE Grant Opportunities

https://fire.ca.gov/grants

Online Burn Permits

https://burnpermit.fire.ca.gov