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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun and exciting time of year, but it is also an important time to practice fire and personal safety. The occurrence of fire increases around Halloween due to the use of candles as decorations. According to the National Fire Protection Association, Halloween decorations are the cause of over 1,000 homes fires each year. CAL FIRE would like to remind parents and trick or treaters to practice a few simple safety precautions.. Learn More...

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Debris Burn Permit Information

Stay informed 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...

CAL FIRE Urges Caution Due to High Fire Danger

CAL FIRE Urges Caution Due to High Fire Danger

CAL FIRE is urging Californians to be extremely cautious, especially for the next few days, due to the current weather conditions increasing fire danger. The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings More...

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Fall Tree Health

As the seasons change so does a tree’s needs. There are certain things a tree owner must know to keep trees healthy and able to fend off attacks for diseases and pests. Here’s what you can do during the fall months to create a healthier more fire resistant forest... More

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GO! Evacuation Guide - Leave Early

Give your household the best chance of surviving a wildfire by being ready to go and evacuating early. This includes going through pre-evacuation preparation steps. (only if time allows) to increase your home’s defenses, as well as creating a Wildfire Action Plan for your family. Being ready to go also means knowing when to evacuate and what to do if you become trapped. More...

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Buy It Where You Burn It - Help Stop The Spread Of Forest Pests

Firewood can harbor insects and diseases that threaten California's forest resources. Transporting firewood can move these pests to new locations. Learn more about the threats and what you can do. More...

California Bark Beetle Epidemic

The bark beetle epidemic has hit California’s wildland forests in the coastal ranges, mountains and foothill communities, posing particular threat where dead trees are near homes and private property. In these areas, CAL FIRE has launched a public outreach campaign to educate and motivate residents to take steps now to protect their home and property from wildfire. . More...

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Tree Mortality Task Force

The Tree Mortality Task Force is comprised of state and federal agencies, local governments, utilities, and various stakeholders that will coordinate emergency protective actions, and monitor ongoing conditions to address the vast tree mortality resulting from four years of unprecedented drought and the resulting bark beetle infestations across large regions of the State. Learn More...

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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...


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