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?
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.
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 June 12th at 11:30 AM via Zoom where we will have a special presentation from the California Fire Safe Council.
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.
This webinar is open to the general public, Fire Safe Councils, and anyone who would like to learn more about topics related to Community Wildfire Preparedness and Mitigation.
Click here for the Zoom link to attend the next webinar.
Wildfire Safety Legislation
Legislation resources relating to specific programs.
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.