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
- Elk Fire (Lake County) Started 9/02/2015, updated 9/04/2015 September 5, 2015CALFIRE and the US Forest Service (USFS) continue to improve existing fire line and build additional direct hand line around the perimeter of the Elk Incident, north of the community of Upper Lake in Lake County. With significant winds of 30 MPH along the ridge tops today, firefighters were able to still gain an increased […]
- Olive Fire (Butte County) Started 9/02/2015, updated 9/03/2015 September 4, 2015Fire crews battled a wildland fire that threatened several structures in the area. Aircraft and ground crews held the fire at 51 acres and limited damage to one travel trailer. Crews will remain at scene throughout the night.