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

Board Meeting - November 21, 2019

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

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Happy Halloween - Come Get Your Glow Stick

Be Seen

Happy Halloween to you all! Be sure to come by Station #85 (1050 Wilson Blvd, EDH) and pick up your FREE glow sticks before 5PM!#EDHFire #BeSeenThisHalloween

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Public Notice of Intent - Public hearing 11/21/19


Notice is hereby given to the intention of the Board of Directors of the El Dorado Hills County Water District (Fire Department) to adopt the 2019 California Fire Code with local amendments. To view the full notice, click on the link below.

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Public Safety Power Shutoffs


EDHFire is aware of a significant wind event which may affect our residents in the next several days. For safety purposes, PG&E may conduct a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) in our area. A Community Resource Center (CRC) is being placed at Rolling Hills Church (located at 800 White Rock Rd). The CRC is designed to provide customers a safe and energized location to meet basic power needs (i.e., charging cell phones and laptops and Wi-Fi access where possible), and provide up-to-date information in neighborhoods and communities when a PSPS event occurs.

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Residential Fire Sprinklers

Effective October 1st, 2019:The El Dorado Hills Fire Department (EDHFD) will be resuming all services related to residential fire sprinkler systems within the El Dorado Hills Fire District jurisdiction. This does not currently include the community of Rescue. Residential fire sprinkler systems shall be designed and installed in accordance with Section R313 of the California Residential Code (CRC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 13-D (Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes, 2016 edition2), and all other applicable design standards required by the EDHFD Fire Code.

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Bertelsen Memorial September 16th

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On September 16, 1965, the El Dorado Hills Fire Department suffered the line of duty death of Lieutenant Pete Bertelsen. Yesterday, members of the Bertelsen family and the El Dorado Hills Fire Department gathered at the Bertelsen Memorial Park to remember a hero. Lieutenant Pete Bertelsen, LODD September 16, 1965. Lost but never forgotten.

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Welcome Deputy Chief Dustin Hall

DC Hall

Please help #EDHFire welcome new Deputy Chief of Operations Dustin Hall to our fire family and community! Chief Hall comes to us with 25 years of experience in the fire service, working through the ranks from Firefighter/Paramedic to Deputy Chief. He has been involved in fire-based EMS at the local, regional, and state level, where he currently sits as the President of the Cal Chiefs EMS Section. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Fire Science Administration, as well as a California State Fire Marshal – Chief Officer certification. Chief Hall is very excited and honored to become a part of our team and able to serve our great community and its amazing residents!

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Check out the EDH Development Projects

EDHFire is pleased to announce a new way for everyone to view the development that is currently planned or under construction in El Dorado Hills. This ArcGIS story map provides a unique and fun way for you to browse projects that are under way. Everything is color coded by stages of development and also includes a project summary on the right-hand side of the page for each project that you click on. We will be updating this story map as fast as we can to include all projects that are active, but for now, we will start with about 20 or so projects. Follow the link to view the current Development Projects in EDH.

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Fireworks are ILLEGAL in El Dorado County

2019 Fireworks Press Release Page 1
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EDHFire reminds you to be safe this Fourth of July! Remember that ALL Fireworks are ILLEGAL in El Dorado County. This includes fireworks listed as "Safe and Sane". Any person who uses, discharges, or possesses any fireworks is guilty of a misdemeanor.

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PG&E Power Shutoff Plans

For more information about these planned shutoffs, please refer to the webpage under News & Events.

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Burn Permits are Suspended


Effective 6/17/19, burn permits for El Dorado County have been suspended for the remainder of fire season. This includes EDH Fire District areas of El Dorado Hills, Latrobe, and Rescue.

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BEWARE of Telephone Scams

It was recently reported to us that there are individuals making phone calls posing as a local Fire Department representative soliciting funds to support our Fire Department. This is a SCAM. Please do NOT give any information or money to these individuals as they have no relation to our Fire Department. If you are contacted, please report the information to El Dorado Sheriff's Office at (530) 621-5655 or you can complete an online report at EDC Sheriff's Office.

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It's National Safe Boating Week

May 18th - 24th is National Safe Boating Week. Use a life vest, save a life.

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Sandbag Distribution Center Changes

Sandbag Information

There are new locations where affected El Dorado County residents can pick up sandbags to protect their property from disastrous storms.

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Toys for Tots was a Success!

Because-of-you Thank you for your donations!

Dear community members of El Dorado Hills,

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Burn Permit Suspension Lifted


Burn Permit Suspension Lifted for El Dorado County as of today, November 26th. If you own property in El Dorado Hills, you can visit any of our #EDHFire stations to get a burn permit. You must call the Burn Hotline to find out if it is a permissive burn day prior to igniting your burn pile. #866-621-5897 #BeSafe

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Santa Run 2018



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Happy Thanksgiving


In observance of Thanksgiving Day, our Administrative Office will be closed Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd. Our office will reopen on Monday, November 26th. EDHFire wishes you and your family a pleasant and delicious Turkey celebration.

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Red Cross Donations

Ours hearts go out to all of those affected by the California Wildfires. To help those that were affected by the fires, please visit the American Red Cross by clicking on the link below to give monetary donations. Material items are not being collected by #EDHFire.

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Fire Prevention Week


Even though #EDHFire provides public education to the schools during the entire month of October, Fire Prevention Week is October 7th-13th.

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