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Butte County

fire safe council

Aiding in butte county's recovery after the camp fire

WILDFIRE SAFETY

learn about your community and how you can help prevent fires in your area.

CHPPER PROGRAM

The program provides an alternative to burning or hauling fire hazardous brush.

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LATEST NEWSLETTER

One-Way Evacuation for Paradise Area

By John Torres | November 1, 2019

How it works. When it works. What to know. Evacuation Goal: To minimize the loss of life by evacuating those individuals who are within the immediate hazard area as quickly as possible. Evacuations are based on pre-determined evacuation zones.   KNOW YOUR ZONE! If you are not within the immediate hazard area and not directed […]

Defendable Space

Create Defensible Space

By John Torres | October 21, 2019

What is Defensible Space? The area of at least 100 feet around our house and other structures in which you’ve modified the landscape to improve the odds for firefighters defending your home. Please note: 100 feet of defensible space is required by California law [PRC4291]. Your “defensible space” is the area that is a minimum […]

Tree Heath

Tree Health at Home

By John Torres | October 21, 2019

Bark Beetle Information Weakened by lack of water due to four consecutive years of drought, over 29 million conifers and hardwood trees were unable to fight off attacks from bark beetles and died. Helpful Links Read the USDA publication on Bark Beetle in California Conifers Tree Mortality Prepare for the Bark Beetle Tree Mortality Task […]

SUCCESS STORIES & LESSONS LEARNED

Stories of successful wildland fire mitigation. Some examples of how mitigation efforts, maintenance, and a culture of preparedness lessened the devastation of recent wildland Fires.

TOGETHER PROTECTING OUR MANY FORESTS

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FIRE ON THE RIDGE PRESENTATION

Presentation from the 'Fire on the Ridge' event held September 27, 2017

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Together protecting our many forests

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