El Dorado County Fire Safe Council

The mission of EI Dorado County Fire Safe Council is to protect the people of EI Dorado County and their property from the effects of catastrophic wildfire through education, cooperation, innovation and action.

Fort Jim Fire Safe Council

Contact Information:

Courtney Jackson – (530) 295-7165
Mailing Address:
Fort Jim FSC
C/O Courtney Jackson
4165 Fort Jim Road, Placerville
Email: fortjimfsc@gmail.com

About Us

Meetings

Welcome to Fort Jim Fire Safe Council. You will find many links here for resources.  Together we can make our community safer.

Fort Jim FSC Boundary Map

Get your FREE Home Hardening and Defensible Space Assessment NOW!

Learn what steps to take in order to reduce your risk. Some of these tips are very easy to implement and are very beneficial. The assessment covers * defensible space requirements, * creating a Zone Zero perimeter PLUS * Home Hardening AND Defensible Space techniques.

Download the Assessment Request Form HERE

Resources
Reflective Address Sign form
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FC3dCbr0Dxni0aq2JbHJT7m-nXHxxMdR/view?usp=sharing

Fort Jim FSC FireWise Volunteer Hours Worksheets

PDF

Excel

Fort Jim Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/146491008448122

El Dorado County CodeRed Reverse 911 http://ready.edso.org
CalFire https://www.fire.ca.gov/
Fire and Smoke Map
YubaNet Fire Information Site
Current Wildland Fire Map
Calfire Amador El Dorado Facebook Page

CalFire Defensible Space www.readyforwildfire.org/Defensible-Space 
CalFire Fire Resistant Homes https://www.readyforwildfire.org/prepare-for-wildfire/get-ready/
CalFire Ready-Set-Go  https://www.readyforwildfire.org/prepare-for-wildfire/
Fire Resistant Landscaping  https://detailslandscapeart.com/fire-resistant-landscaping 
Living with Fire Nevada  www.livingwithfire.info

Defensible Space
https://www.fire.ca.gov/dspace/
Ready For Wildfire
https://www.readyforwildfire.org/
Homeowners Checklist 
Hardening Your Home

Smart Phone Apps
Smoke Point
Apple https://apps.apple.com/us/app/smoke-point/id1534305839
Google – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=app.smokepoint.SmokePoint&hl=en_US&gl=US
Watch Duty
Apple – https://apps.apple.com/ai/app/watch-duty-wildfire/id1574452924
Google – https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Watch+Duty&hl=en&gl=US
Fire Cams California
Apple – https://apps.apple.com/us/app/california-fire-cams/id1355470109
Google – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pkoyushev.californiafirecams&hl=en_US&gl=US

Videos
Be Ember Prepared

Fire Adapted Communities: The Next Step in Wildfire Preparedness 

Living With Fire in the Lake Tahoe Basin
While this has a lot of very good information, the new regulations state that wire mesh should now be 1/8th of an inch not 1/4 of an inch.

Contact Us:
Courtney Jackson, President
Fort Jim Fire Safe Council
Cell: (530) 295-7165

Email: fortjimfsc@gmail.com

Fort Jim Fire Safe Council Board Members

Courtney Jackson, Chair

Vicki Emery, Vice-President

Sam Muscarello, Treasurer

Jack English, Secretary

Jason Jackson, Liaison 

Mark Spellman, At Large

Alison Fleckner, At Large

Keat Fleckner, At Large

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To join our email list please email your name, address, phone (optional), and any interests to:
fortjimfsc@gmail.com