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


 

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Holiday Safety Tips

CAL FIRE wants you to have a fire safe holiday season! View our holiday safety tip resources below to learn more.

Holiday Safety Tips

Kitchen Safety

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

 

COVID-19 Updates

Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order

Governor Gavin Newsom Issues an Emergency Proclamation 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