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
- King Fire (El Dorado County) Started 9/13/2014, updated 9/17/2014 September 18, 2014The King Fire is burning in steep terrain in the South Fork of the American River Canyon and Silver Creek Canyon, north of the community of Pollock Pines. This afternoon the fire made a significant run to the northwest necessitating the mandatory evacuation order for Quintette and Volcanoville.
- Boles Fire (Siskiyou County) Started 9/15/2014, updated 9/17/2014 September 18, 2014Firefighters are improving containment lines and continuing mop up and overhaul work within the fire perimeter. Damage Assessment Teams continue to survey the impacted areas of the fire. Excess resources are being released and made available for other incidents as necessary. Utility crews continue assessing and repairing damaged equipment and infrastructure.