Welcome to the Mendocino County Fire Safe Council. Our mission is to help the citizens of Mendocino County survive and thrive in a fire-prone environment.
Look through our resources—you’ll find lots of information about preparing defensible space around your home, hardening your home to resist fire, and to help you and your neighbors develop a neighborhood Fire Safe Council.
Since 2004, your Fire Safe Council has been working helping people, property, and resources survive and thrive in a fire-prone wild land environment.
The Mendocino County Fire Safe Council encourages all interested persons to become Members (dues are $30/year or $50 for two years) and to participate in its work! Join HERE
“Catching Fire”, a documentary on prescribed fire
- Lodge Lightning Complex (also known as Lodge LCA Fire) (Mendocino County) Started 7/30/2014, updated 7/31/2014 August 1, 2014Fire is burning in heavy timber with steep, rugged terrain and difficult access. Firefighters will be deploying aggressive air and ground strategies. Dry fuel conditions, above normal temperatures and low daytime relative humidity will continue to be a challenge for firefighters.
- Day Fire (also known as 3-7 Day Fire) (Modoc County) Started 7/30/2014, updated 7/31/2014 August 1, 2014The fire is in mixed brush with heavy timber. There is a continued threat of thunderstorms with numerous lightning strikes and erratic winds.
- Bald Fire (Shasta County) Started 7/30/2014, updated 7/31/2014 August 1, 2014
- Sand Fire (Amador County) Started 7/25/2014, updated 7/31/2014 August 1, 2014Patrol and mop-up of the fire will continue for several days. Excess resources are continuing to be released and/or reassigned to other incidents. Transition from CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 2 back to the Amador-El Dorado Unit occurred at 10:00 a.m. this morning.