CAL FIRE and National Guard Train for Fire SeasonAs drought conditions continue to have a hold on California, CAL FIRE and the California National Guard are holding their annual fire aviation training. More...
CAL FIRE Increases Staffing As Fire Threat Expands
Despite rainfall in March, CAL FIRE continues to respond to a significant increase in wildfires across much of California. CAL FIRE has begun hiring additional seasonal firefighters across California much earlier than normal. More...
National Public Safety Telecommunications Week
Last year, CAL FIRE answered the call for over 400,000 emergencies and calls for help. Our ECC personnel are the frontline of all types of emergencies and they set the tone of an incident. More...
Statewide Arbor Week Poster Contest Winners Unveiled
California Arbor Week runs March 7-14 every year. To view this year’s Arbor Week poster contest winners visit www.fire.ca.gov. For more on Arbor Week visit www.arborweek.org. More...
Governor Brown Declares Drought State of Emergency
With California facing water shortfalls in the driest year in recorded state history, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today proclaimed a State of Emergency and directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare for these drought conditions. More...CAL FIRE on High Alert due to Drought Emergency Video
Dry Conditions Lead to Increased Fire Activity
CAL FIRE has already responded to a significant increase in wildfires this winter due to the extremely dry conditions. More...
Homeowners asked to Prepare Earlier Due to Increased Fire Activity
With record low rainfall, the grass and brush across California is tinder dry and ready to burn. CAL FIRE officials are reminding residents to ensure they are maintaining 100 feet of Defensible Space; a reminder that comes several months earlier than normal.. More...
CAL FIRE Receives FAA Award for Third Year in Row
For a third year in a row the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) presented CAL FIRE
and DynCorp International with the FAA’s Diamond Award of Excellence for Aviation Maintenance. More...
Residential Landscape Debris Burning
This winter's lack of rain and critically dry conditions has led CAL FIRE to suspend outdoor residential landscape debris burning in many areas. Homeowners should always check with their local CAL FIRE station and local air quality management agency before burning. More...
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