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Holiday Cooking Safety

Holiday Cooking Safety

With the holidays just around the corner, CAL FIRE is reminding Californians about the dangers that home fires pose during the holiday season. If you are simmering, baking, boiling, roasting or frying food, check it regularly, remain in the home while food is cooking, and use a timer to remind yourself that the stove or oven is on. . More...      Cooking Safety Video      News Release

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Prepare for Bark Beetle

Tiny insect creatures – Bark Beetles – are greatly increasing the risk of wildfire in California. Bark Beetles are attracted to trees weakened by drought and are killing them. These dead trees become ready fuel for wildfires, increasing risk to homes, property and lives in an already dangerous wildfire situation. Learn More...
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Outdoor Debris Burn Permit Information

With winter around the corner stay infomed on the latest on outdoor debris burn permit information. Homeowners should always check with their local CAL FIRE station and local air quality management agency before burning. In many area burn permits may be required. Learn More...

Time Change Brings Reminder to Check Smoke Alarms

Smoke Alarms Help Save Lives

Approximately two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms.Working smoke alarms increase the chance of surviving a home fire by 50 percent. More...

Seasonal Firefighter Hiring

Seasonal Firefighter I Hiring

The filing period for the 2016 fire season is November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016. A Fire Fighter I participates in wildland, rural, and structural fire suppression. As a member of a fire crew, a Fire Fighter I fights fires, repairs equipment, assists with general station housekeeping, and responds to emergency situations.  More...    Seasonal Firefighter Hiring Video

California Online Campfire Permit

As Californians make their weekend and summer vacation plans, CAL FIRE and federal fire agencies want to ensure vacationers obtain necessary campfire permits and learn how to have a campfire safely.  Online Campfire Permit

CAL FIRE Urges Caution Due to High Fire Danger

Hobby drone Operators: If you Fly, We Can't!

A growing problem are hobby drones interfering with the air operations over wildfires. A collision with a hobby drone could easily result in major damage to firefighting aircraft, injuries to the pilot and crew on board as well as firefighters below, and/or worse, a midair collision. More... Public Service Announcement

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CAL FIRE Grant Opportunities

CAL FIRE grants are aimed at reducing the threat of large wildfires and meeting Governor Brown's goal of transitioning California to a sustainable, low-carbon emission future. More...


Give your household the best chance of surviving a wildfire by being ready to go and evacuating early. Being ready to go also means knowing when to evacuate and what to do if you become trapped. More...

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