Wildfire Public Education

Established by Assembly Bill 9 (Wood, 2021), CAL FIRE - Office of the State Fire Marshal's Community Wildfire Preparedness and Mitigation Division's Wildfire Public Education Program conducts outreach efforts to regional and local wildfire mitigation groups, including assessing compliance, educating, and informing regional and local agencies, stakeholders, and the public of applicable new laws and regulations.

Defensible Space Self-Assessment

Do You Have Proper Defensible Space?

Self-Assessment

By completing this self-assessment, you will have a greater understanding of how defensible space and home hardening can help save your home from the effects of devastating wildfires. 

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Wildfire Mitigation Advisory Committee

The Wildfire Mitigation Advisory Committee (Committee) provides a means of communication between the CAL FIRE-Office of the State Fire Marshal, representatives of industry, state agencies, the fire service, and other stakeholders. The Committee will provide a forum for addressing wildfire preparedness and mitigation issues of statewide concern, share best practices, seek comments and specific input on programs and technical issues, and inform local agencies and the public of applicable new laws and regulations.

 

For more information on the committee, visit the Wildfire Mitigation Advisory Committee Page.

Community Wildfire Preparedness and Mitigation Webinar Series

Join us for our next webinar on February 27th at 11:30 AM via Zoom featuring information on combining Defensible Space and Home Hardening. 

The purpose of this webinar series is to host a live and interactive platform to discuss and educate on Community Wildfire Preparedness and Mitigation (CWPM) fire safety topics directly from our Office of the State Fire Marshal CWPM Staff.

This webinar is open to the general public, Fire Safe Councils, and anyone who would like to learn more about the Programs within the Community Wildfire Preparedness and Mitigation Division.

Click here for the Zoom link to attend the next webinar. 

 

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Fire Prevention Report

Annually, CAL FIRE reports the work completed in fire prevention per Public Resources Code (PRC) Section 4137. Many of these activities and accomplishments have also been reported throughout the year at various legislative hearings, media stories, and to the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection.