Arnold Air Quality


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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.

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

EPFD COVID-19 Response


The EPFD continues to be guided by the Calaveras County Department of Public Health, California Department of Public Health, and the Center for Disease Control. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent social distancing policies, the Ebbetts Pass Fire … Continue reading

Youth Water Safety

What do surfing, fishing, water skiing, and swimming have in common? They are all lots of fun…and they all take place in, on, or around the water! Water activities are a great way to stay cool and have a good … Continue reading

Grilling Safety

NFPA says enjoy grilling, but stay safe; Many of us now fire up our grills throughout the entire year, and that’s why grill safety is more important than ever. Whether you use charcoal, wood, gas or electricity for grilling, a … Continue reading

Fireworks Are Not Allowed in EPFD

  All brands and types of fireworks are not allowed within the boundaries of the Ebbetts Pass Fire District, except those allowed by permit at special events.   4th of July Safety Tips   “CAL FIRE Urges Fireworks Safety” video:   … 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 …. 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

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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.