The reason your chimney needs annual cleaning and a chimney sweep is because the smoke produced by your fire has tiny unburned flammable solid particles and oils from the wood which adhere to the walls of your chimney flue as soot. This … Continue reading
The EPFD Board of Directors will consider adoption of the final budget and Gann Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2019-20 at its regular meeting on September 17, 2018. Click on the link below for budget detail. EPFD Budget Fiscal Year … Continue reading
The next regular meeting of the Board of Directors is next Tuesday. Click here for the Agenda.
Ebbetts Pass Fire District has partnered with Cal Boating to make life jackets available to the public on a loan basis. Ebbetts Pass Fire District has life jackets available for children and adults. An individual or family can check out … Continue reading
Summary The Ebbetts Pass Fire District is facing a nearly $400,000 budget deficit in Fiscal Year 2019-2020. Despite taking numerous actions over past years to cut costs and increase efficiencies, the District reached the conclusion that sponsoring a special tax … Continue reading
The Board of Directors approved Resolution 2018-5 calling for a special election on May 7, 2019, in order to provide funding to sustain the Advanced Life Services the District currently provides through its special taxes. EPFD Resolution 2018-5
Now is the time to prepare your defensible space for your home. See the specific information on CalFire’s handout. For more detail, please check out Defensible Space.
Calaveras Fire Safe Council currently has several opportunities for homeowners to apply for grants to assist financially with the tree mortality issue and with defensible space. See their webpage at www.calaverasfiresafecouncil.org for more details and applications.
Your Emergency Responders Need Your Help! IN AN EMERGENCY, WHEN SECONDS COUNT! WE WANT TO BE ABLE TO FIND YOU ! Is your street address posted ? Are the numbers clearly visible FROM THE STREET, even at night … Continue reading
It’s all over the news and these reports say it best …. theKCRAchannel.com SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Novelty cigarette lighters made to look like toys have state fire officials concerned the item might fall into the wrong, tiny hands. The lighters … Continue reading