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Important time-sensitive information from the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council:


"EDCFSC is pleased to announce that we have officially re-opened the Defensible Space Program as of October 24th, 2022. We are currently accepting up to 120 new applications on a first come, first served basis. I will be notifying the community once we reach our capacity. Information has been uploaded onto the website under our “Defensible Space Assistance Program” tab, along with the link for the application; which you can access here: El Dorado County Fire Safe Council – Defensible Space Assistance Program Application (


Additionally, on a separate note, we are now allowing the community to apply for TWO chipping services per address per year through our Chipping Program, which has also been updated on our website."