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


 

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Do Your Part to Protect Your Community. Create Defensible Space

Wildfire risk is increasing. Take time to maintain defensible space around your home.

Help our inspectors comply with social distancing by letting us know how you are progressing with your Defensible Space. Please complete our online survey. To access, visit www.fire.ca.gov/Dspace.

Online Defensible Space Survey

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

COVID-19 Updates

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Complete The Census Today

Every Californian can now respond to the Census online at https://my2020census.gov and by phone by calling the numbers available at CACensus.org, Contact Us

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.

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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

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