Board of Directors Meeting

The District has a new Board member–Mike Barr.  We will be considering the adoption of the final budget for this fiscal year on September 18th.  See our agenda by clicking on the Board of Directors tab.

EPFD Budget Fiscal Year 2018-19

The EPFD Board of Directors will be considering the adoption of the final budget and Gann Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 2018-19 at its regular meeting on September 18, 2018.  Click on the link below for budget detail. Proposed Budget … Continue reading

Defensible Space

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.

Homeowner Grant Opportunities

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.    

Life Jacket Loan Station

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

Post Your Address

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

Toy Lighters Have Children Playing With Fire

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

Seasonal Flu (Influenza)

Seasonal influenza (flu) is an infection of the respiratory system (lungs) caused by influenza viruses. Flu occurs most often every year during the late fall through the winter months. Influenza can cause complications such as pneumonia, and can lead to … Continue reading

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Winter driving on roads and highways in the snow-capped Sierra Nevada can be a pleasant adventure or it can be a frustrating, tiring an sometimes even hazardous undertaking. The California Department of Transportation, Cal/Trans, provides the following information to help … Continue reading

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Community programs

From CPR Classes & LifeJacket Loan Programs to our Vial-of-Life Project, the Ebbetts Pass Fire District offers many beneficial programs for our community.

Fire Prevention

Fire prevention starts with you. Creating a "defensible space", having functioning fire extinguishers & smoke detectors, campfire safety and much more.