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The El Dorado Hills Fire Department would like the business owners of our community to be aware of fraudulent companies trying to service the fire protection equipment of their businesses. Local businesses have been victims of a uniformed citizens claiming to be Fire Department representatives who insist on conduction "Fire and Life Safety Inspections" or servicing fire protection systems unnecessarily and without proper credentials. These companies are billing business owners for alleged services provided and are aggressively and persistently trying to collect.  Read on...

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On Sunday, July 22, El Dorado Hills Fire Department resources along with automatic aid resources from Cameron Park, Rescue, and CALFIRE were dispatched to a reported wildland fire initially reported to be on Guadalupe Drive in the heavily wooded urban-interface area of the Lakehills subdivision.  Subsequent reports identified this as a fully involved structure fire on Planeta Way with extension to the wildland.  Read more...

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On August 8, 2012, the El Dorado Hills Fire Department received a dispatch for a landscape type fire off of Santa Cruz Court.  The homeowner called 911 after a family member reported the side yard was burning.  They later found that the roof was also burning.  Prior to EDHFD’s arrival, the incident was upgraded to a roof fire of the home.  Read more...

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On Sunday, July 22, El Dorado Hills Fire Department resources along with automatic aid resources from Cameron Park, Rescue, and CALFIRE were dispatched to a reported wildland fire initially reported to be on Guadalupe Drive in the heavily wooded urban-interface area of the Lakehills subdivision.  Subsequent reports identified this as a fully involved structure fire on Planeta Way with extension to the wildland.

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El Dorado Hills, California (August 14, 2012) – PG&E is reporting a power outage that is currently affecting nearly 300 homes  in the Serrano area of El Dorado Hills may last all day.  Due to the extreme heat, the  El Dorado Hills Fire Department has set up cooling stations for residents affected by the power outages.  Residents can seek shelter from the heat at the following locations:

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On August 8, 2012, the El Dorado Hills Fire Department received a dispatch for a landscape type fire off of Santa Cruz Court.  The homeowner called 911 after a family member reported the side yard was burning.  They later found that the roof was also burning.  Prior to EDHFD’s arrival, the incident was upgraded to a roof fire of the home. 

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The El Dorado Hills Fire Department is CLOSED for HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION this Saturday, June 16th due to projected high temperatures.

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Firefighter-of-the-Year-1024x768Surprising El Dorado Hills firefighter Jeno Inzerillo with the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills Firefighter of the Year award wasn't easy. "When I told Jeno to report to the senior center I think he though we were retiring him out," joked EDH Fire Chief Dave Roberts and Wednesday's breakfast meeting.  Read on...

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El Dorado Hills County Water District - Notice hereby is given that an Election will be held in this district on November 6, 2012.  The names of the offices for which candidates may be nominated are as follows:  Two Full Terms to Expire 12/2/2016, currently held by:  John Hidahl and Charles Hartley.  Read on for more details...

Effective June 11, 2012, the Bureau of Land Management is implementing fire restrictions on all BLM-managed public lands within the Mother Lode Field Office boundary.  This includes BLM-managed public lands in Nevada, Yuba, Placer, El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Stanislaus, Sutter, and Mariposa counties, a total of about 230,000 acres.  The fire restrictions will remain in effect until further notice.  Read on...

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California Declares May 6-12 "Wildfire Awareness Week" CAL FIRE Encourages Wildfire Preparedness

Sacramento – Devastating wildfires threaten California every year, and to ensure Californians are ready, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. declared May 6-12, 2012 as "Wildfire Awareness Week". CAL FIRE is taking advantage of Wildfire Awareness Week to remind residents of the dangers from wildfires and the simple steps they can take to prepare for them.  Read on...

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Camino – All burn permits within the State Responsibility Area (SRA) in Amador County and on the western slope of El Dorado County will be suspended at 8 am Monday July 2nd. Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado Unit of CAL FIRE, has signed a proclamation suspending burn permits (LE-62a's, LE-5's). Chief Keenan adds "time is running out for you to be able to burn your four foot by four foot residential burn piles, so please take this opportunity to complete your burn projects now on permissive burn days. But if you feel it is unsafe to burn because of the conditions in your neighborhood (outdoor temperature, wind, terrain, etc.) hold off until the winter to complete your burning" cautions Chief Keenan who adds "recently we have responded to a number of fires caused by residential debris piles that have escaped the control of the landowner. We even responded to a fire caused by a golf cart driven into high, dry weeds, so everyone needs to be extremely cautious with everything they are doing that can cause a fire."  Read on...

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Wells Fargo Insurance Services is partnering with Fireman's Fund Insurance Company to donate $5,406 to El Dorado Hills Fire Department to fund two state-of-the-art portable radios, headsets and battery chargers. These more powerful and rugged radios have a lighted display which makes setting the channel easier in dark or smoky environments. They also audibly announce the channel when needed.  Read on...

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Firefighter paramedic Jeno Inzerillo, Dad Jon Rudnicki, Mom Kim Rudnicki, engineer paramedic Bryan Ferry and Cal Fire communications operator Leah Vanmeter, left to right, reunite after they all worked together to deliver BABY Britlee in the back of an ambulance.

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CAL FIRE wants to help prepare residents and their home for the possibility of a wildfire, how to prepare, and when to evacuate.  This short video will show how easy it is to develop a 3-step plan to prepare for what's to come... Ready, Set, Go! More...

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El Dorado Hills Honor Guard member Jason Smith salutes a POW flag as part of a tribute to veterans Thursday at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center.