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

Notice: EDHFire Offices are Closed for Non-Emergency Business Effective Immediately

Due to the recent announcement that El Dorado County has shifted into the purple tier, effective immediately, all El Dorado Hills Fire stations are closed to the public for non-emergency business to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This is our effort to protect the general public and the employees of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department.

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Burn Permit Suspension Lifted

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Effective Monday, November 16th, CAL FIRE (AEU) has lifted their burn permit suspension throughout El Dorado County. Agricultural and residential burn permits can now resume burning on permissible burn days.  Burn permits are available online at https://burnpermit.fire.ca.gov/. Please note burn permits are no longer issued in person at our fire stations.

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Accepting Applications in Early 2021 - Firefighter/Paramedic

We will soon be accepting applications in early 2021 for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic!

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department is looking for highly motivated individuals who share our Department’s mission which challenges us to “exist to serve and protect the Community through emergency management”. We are a thriving community with unprecedented growth and serve the communities of El Dorado Hills, Latrobe, and Rescue. With five fire stations and a robust administrative staff, we are committed to providing extraordinary service through prevention, preparedness and emergency response.

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Accepting Applications for Fire Marshal/Division Chief

EDHFire is currently accepting applications for the position of Fire Marshal/Division Chief. The Job Announcement and application can be found on our Department Career Page. Applications are due by November 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. PST.

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2020 Poster Contest is a GO!

During these unprecedented times, EDHFire is focused on keeping everyone safe while still conducting a Fire Prevention Poster Contest for our local children. This year's theme is: 

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Accepting Applications for Operations Support Specialist

EDHFire is currently recruiting for the position of Operations Support Specialist! Please visit Government Jobs for the position details and application process. The application deadline is July 15, 2020 at 5 p.m.

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REVISED- Request for Proposal for Weed Abatement Services (1 acre parcels and smaller)

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The El Dorado Hills County Water District is seeking the services of an experienced and qualified licensed Weed Abatement Contractor with proven expertise in weed management to abate fire hazards on private property located within the jurisdiction of the District in accordance with its requirements and in a professional manner.

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Burn Permits Suspended for the Season

All burn permits for outdoor residential burning within state responsibility areas in Alpine, Amador, El Dorado and Sacramento counties have been suspended as of Monday, June 15, and bans all residential outdoor burning of landscape debris such as branches and leaves.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection to Re-open June 20th

El Dorado County Environmental Management is re-opening the Household Hazardous Waste collection site starting on Saturday, June 20, 2020. The site will reopen by APPOINTMENT ONLY. To schedule an appointment, please call (530) 621-5300 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Cancelled - 6/6/20

El Dorado County Environmental Management's Household Hazardous Waste collection has been cancelled for Saturday, June 6th for the Station 86 (3670 Bass Lake Rd) location. Please call the HHW Status Hotline number at (530) 295-4100 or visit our HHW webpage for updates. Stay healthy and safe.

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Town Hall Meeting - May 14th @ 6PM

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El Dorado County Vegetation Management is partnering with Local Fire Districts, including the El Dorado Hills Fire Dept, to conduct a Town Hall Meeting regarding vegetation management and defensible space. Please mark your calendars for this chance to learn more and ask any questions that you may have.

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Burn Permits Required as of May 1, 2020

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Residential Burn Permits are required as of May 1, 2020. You can obtain a burn permit while adhering to the shelter in place directive by applying online at https://burnpermit.fire.ca.gov/. Remember to call the burn hotline number immediately prior to igniting your burn pile: 866-621-5897.

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Household Hazardous Waste - Cancelled April 4th

Due to the Shelter in Place directive, the Household Hazardous Waste collection scheduled for April 4th at Station 86 (3670 Bass Lake Rd) has been cancelled. Please call the HHW Status Hotline number at (530) 295-4100 or visit our HHW webpage for updates. Stay healthy and safe.

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California Fire Code Adopted - Ordinance 2019-1

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The El Dorado Hills County Water District adopted the 2019 California Fire Code, Title 24, Part 9, in its entirety, including Appendices. Please see the attachment for full details.

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Honor Guard Camp 2020 - POSTPONED

The El Dorado Hills Fire Dept has postponed the Honor Guard Camp instructed by DFL Honor Guard Training scheduled for 3/30/20 - 4/03/20. We apologize for the inconvenience created and appreciate your desire to honor our fallen through learning. The good news is that our intent is to reschedule this training for the Fall of 2020. This will hopefully allow the COVID-19 virus to get contained along with allowing for more attendees to sign up since we will be in a new budget year. 

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Spring CERT III training has been cancelled

Due to current public health emergency conditions associated with the COVID-19 virus, the CERT Level III training course has been CANCELLED and will be rescheduled at a later date.

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EDHFA accepting Scholarship Applications

El Dorado Hills Firefighters Association is accepting Scholarship applications through March 20, 2020 by 4:00PM. Scholarships will be awarded to students that reside in the area under the jurisdiction of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department. For more information regarding eligibility and the application process, please visit EDHFA webpage.

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Household Hazardous Waste Cancelled - 1/18/2020

El Dorado County Environmental Management has cancelled the Household Hazardous Waste collection at the Bass Lake Road Fire Station for 1/18/2020 due to the Holiday weekend.

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Board Meeting - January 16, 2020

An agenda has been posted and can be viewed on the Board Documents page or by selecting the link below.

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Register for the Executive Chief Fire Officer Series

El Dorado Hills Fire Department is hosting a State Fire Training Executive Chief Fire Officer Series. These courses will be offered to those that are already Chief Fire Officer certified. Please visit the Upcoming Courses page for more information or to register.

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