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Joe Tyler

Director/Fire Chief

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Camp Cinder is CAL FIRE's free Firefighter camp for young women ages 16 - 18. This five-day experience will be held in June of 2023 at two locations: Shasta and San Luis Obispo.

2023 Applications are now being accepted. Applications must be submitted by January 31st. 

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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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Fuels Reduction Project Viewer

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 Grants Programs. This fuels reduction viewer provides a look at the work in progress this year and completed projects last fiscal year. 

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