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Joe Tyler

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CAL FIRE launches its Fuels Reduction Project Viewer showing efforts made by CAL FIRE’s crews, as well as through funding provided by CAL FIRE’s Wildfire Prevention and Forest Health Grant Programs. This fuels reduction viewer provides a look at the work in progress this year and completed projects last fiscal year.

Fuels Reduction Viewer

Looking for a career in firefighting, resource management, fire prevention or administration. Come join a family of employees that function as a team. CAL FIRE’s mission is to serve and safeguard the people and protect the property and resources of California. CAL FIRE has multiple vacancies statewide, so be sure to submit your applications on CalCareers and follow us on CAL FIRE Careers Twitter.

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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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Preparing a go bag or emergency supply kit now will ensure that you have necessary items ready for a quick evacuation if needed. Be sure to include essential items like canned food and a can opener, enough water for three days, pet food and bowls, blankets, and clothing for all types of weather. 

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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