Calaveras Foothills Fire Safe Councillast updated: December 2015
The Mission of the Calaveras Foothills Fire Safe Council is to maintain the quality of life for residents (human as well as local animal and vegetation species) as we coexist within each Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Zone in the Council's sphere of influence that encompasses Calaveras County and portions of Western Alpine County to achieve effective fire protectiion through education, guidance, and planning as we:
  • Maintain a Healthy Forest
  • Reduce hazardous vegetation
  • Create defensible space
  • Educate as to fire hazards and fire behavior
The primary purpose of the Calaveras Foothills Fire Safe Council is to help protect our citizens, their property, and our natural resources from the effects of catastrophic wildland fire within Calaveras and adjacent counties. 
The intent of this Council is to :
  • Educate the public about fire threat and fire prevention measures 
  • Serve community and neighborhood fire safety needs
  • Coordinate a fire plan, with the cooperation of local fire agencies
  • Improve circulation for evacuation
  • Reduce the potential for fire loss damage
  • Improve fire safety by reducing dangerous fuel loads
  • Reduce vegetation waste stream to landfills
  • Promote a healthy forest
  • Improve air and water quality
This mission will be accomplished through interagency and neighborhood coordination, along with a strong public and private partnership focusing on public education, exchanging of information, and fostering fire prevention and fire safety to make homes, neighborhoods, and communities fire safe within Calaveras and adjacent counties.
The Calaveras Foothills Fire Safe Council operates through in-kind donations and financial contributions and is organized and operated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. 

Contact Calaveras Foothills Fire Safe Council

Contact Calaveras Foothills Fire Safe Council

Bill Fullerton
Council Coordinator
PO Box 812
Murphys, California  95247
Phone: (209) 728-8785


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Alpine County, California
  • Calaveras County, California

To request additions or corrections to this entry email the Administrator