About Us

A Fire Safe Council is a coalition of public and private sector organizations that share a common, vested interest in wildfire prevention and loss mitigation. Councils are dedicated to saving lives and reducing fire losses by making their communities fire safe.

Mission Statement

“The mission of the Fire Safe Council of Siskiyou County is to protect natural and man-made resources from the threat of wildfire. Through education and coordination, we support local Fire Safe Councils and local communities throughout Siskiyou County.”

Why do we need Fire Safe Councils?

  • Special needs assistance
  • Free chipper programs
  • Defensible space inspection/education program
  • Fuel breaks
  • Community wildfire protection plans

Speaking With One Voice

Local fire safe councils usually include representatives from:

A Fire Safe Council serves as the hub to bring all parties together

Public Outreaches

  • Sportsmen’s Expo
  • Siskiyou Golden Fair
  • Fourth of July
  • Blackberry Festivals
  • National Fire Safety Week
  • National Wildfire Awareness Week
  • “Living With Fire” Newspaper Inserts
  • Informational presentations
Contact Us
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