"Our Mission: We, the El Dorado Hills Fire Department, exist to serve and protect the Community through emergency management."

Fireworks are Illegal in El Dorado County

Fireworks are Illegal in El Dorado County

ALL fireworks are illegal in El Dorado County.  El Dorado County Municipal Code 8.08.050 states: "Any person who uses, discharges or possesses any fireworks within the unincorporated territory of the county is guilty of a misdemeanor".  Violation of this law could result in 6 months of jail time and a $500 fine.

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Public Notice to Contractors - Regarding Fire Station 84

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Burn Permits are Suspended June 1, 2014

Due to the drought and the threat of large damaging wildfires in our communities, beginning on Sunday, June 1st, the Amador-El Dorado Unit and Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit will suspend dooryard burning permits.

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National High Blood Pressure Education Month

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month.  Blood pressure checks are available at any of our four fire stations.  No appointment necessary. 

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Strike Team Deployed

Strike Team Deployed

On Thursday, May 15, 2014 at approximately 7:15 hours, five Type III Wildland fire engines, a Strike Team Leader and Strike Team Leader Trainee were requested to respond to the Highway Fire in the Camp Pendleton area of San Diego. The five fire engines were formed up to become Strike Team #4205. The fire engines were provided by the following fire departments: 1. El Dorado Hills Fire Department 2. El Dorado County Fire Department 3. Cameron Park Fire Department 4. Georgetown Fire Department 5. Garden Valley Fire Department The firefighters are committed to serving on the Southern California Wildfires for up to 14 days. For fire incident status in California, visit: http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_current http://wlfhotlist.com/forums/18-IA-California-amp-Hawaii

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Insurance Discounts Approved in Firewise Communities

This week, California Insurance Commissioner announced the approval of a set of rate changes submitted by USAA that will provide anywhere from 12 to 16 percent savings on homeowner insurance premiums for the typical USAA customer in California.  If that customer lives in a recognized Firewise community, they will enjoy an additional 5% break.  We can only hope that other state insurance departments and other major insurers take notice of what Commissioner Jones calls "USAA's enterprising decision" to address wildfire risk reduction.

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National Safe Boating Week is May 17 - 23, 2014

National Safe Boating Week is May 17 - 23, 2014

Use a life vest, save a life. El Dorado Hills Fire Department received a grant from the Life Jacket Loaner Program sponsored by the U.S. and California Boats and Waterways Association which loans flotation devices to local boaters.

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Every 15 Minutes Program

Every 15 Minutes Program

On April 29 and 30, the El Dorado Hills Firefighters, Highway Patrol Officers and others came together to present an event designed to dramatically instill teenagers with the potentially dangerous consequences of drinking alcohol and texting while driving.

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Rattlesnakes

Rattlesnakes

With the warmer weather, we are beginning to see rattlesnakes around El Dorado Hills.  If you encounter a rattlesnake, don't panic!  Stay calm and dial 9-1-1. Keep a visual on the snake while maintaining a safe distance and we will be dispatched accordingly.  We are only able to remove and relocate the rattlesnakes if they are visible.

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Caltrans Media Advisory - Fix50 Project

Caltrans Media Advisory - Fix50 Project

Caltrans is scheduled to rehabilitate a section of U.S. Highway 50, known as the W/X Viaduct, beginning April 22, 2014.

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New Changes for the 2014 Vacant Lot Program

Two major changes have been implemented to the Fire Department's existing Unimproved Property Hazard Abatement Standard for 2014.

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Station 84 Redevelopment Status

Station 84 Redevelopment Status




PARDON OUR MESS!  Thank you El Dorado Hills Community for your patience while we are rebuilding Fire Station 84!

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SRA Fire Prevention Benefit Fee

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The El Dorado Hills Fire Department Does NOT Get any of this money.

What is This Fee?

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Rescheduled - Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser

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*Note - The date of this event has been moved to May 17, 2014 (original date was March 22, 2014).  The time and location is the same.

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Training Burn Advisory was a Success

Training Burn Advisory was a Success
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The El Dorado Hills Fire Department conducted a "Live Fire Training Burn" on March 22 & 23, 2014.  The location of the training burn was off of Sienna Ridge Road, east of the Bass Lake and Serrano Parkway intersection.  Please see the flyer below for a map of the training burn area. 

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Community Blood Drive

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Please help save a life by donating blood at the next El Dorado Hills Community Blood Drive.  It will take place on Monday, April 14 at 1:30PM to 6:30PM at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District (Pavilion Building).  For more information, please view the flyer below.

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Strategic Plan 2014-2019

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Strategic Planning is a process that involves the statement of an organization's most important goals, the implementation of plans to achieve them, the assessment of progress, and the continual revision and update of objectives, resources, and schedules.  The El Dorado Hills Fire Department's Strategic Plan was recently updated and approved by the Board of Directors on February 20, 2014.  Please click on the link below to view the finalized document.

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2013 Annual Report

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The 2013 Annual Report has been finalized and is available for viewing.  Please click on the link below. 

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El Dorado LAFCO Public Member Vacancy

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2014 Notice of Public Member Vacancy

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Latrobe Fire Protection District Annexation Update

At the Special Board Meeting held on January 23, 2014, the Board of Directors approved Resolution 2014-04 to proceed with initiating annexation of the Latrobe Fire Protection District.  As of February 3, 2014, the Latrobe Fire Protection District Board of Directors approved to proceed with initiating annexation as well. The next step is to gain approval with El Dorado County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) and the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. To view the Annexation related documents, please visit the Documents and Forms webpage. If you have any questions regarding this Annexation, please contact Fire Dave Chief Roberts.

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