Aukum Fairplay Fire Safe Council

Aukum Fairplay FireSafe Council Needs Your Help!

Several Council Members have had to retire recently from the Council, leaving several vacancies.
We need new Council Members willing to provide just a bit of time to help our community continue our fire safety work.

So what have we done for you!

1. Acquired Firewise Certification that allows for discounts on fire insurance.
2. Successfully gained a large grant to thin vegetation along our major roads, and a fuel break at Outingdale, work that will be starting in a few months.
3. Provide free defensible space and home hardening evaluations.
4. Provide reflective address signs to help emergency responders find you.
5. Distribute essential information and presentations or fire safety, evacuation, defensible space, home hardening, and more.
6. Free chipping Days for your cut vegetation.
7. And our parent organization, EL Dorado County FireSafe Council, provides free programs, including chipping, senior/vet/disabled defensible space work, and hazard tree programs.

Please contact John Hess at or text at 916-223-2548 for Council participation.

We meet 3rd Weds of each month at 7 pm at Pioneer Park.

Aukum FairPlay 2023 Certificate.pdf

Our Firewise Certification

Our Firewise Certification has been renewed. 

The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Firewise USA® program teaches people how to adapt to living with wildfire and encourages neighbors to work together and take action now to prevent losses. 

In order to receive designation as a Firewise Community, the Aukum Fairplay Fire Safe Council completed a risk assessment of the homes and businesses in their community, developed an action plan to address the identified risks and demonstrated investments in educational outreach vegetation removal during the last year. Earning the designation as a Firewise Community demonstrates their commitment to protecting the community from wildfire, helps guide future activities and provides support for potential funding opportunities.

Like Firewise on Facebook and follow them on Twitter to learn about success stories, new research, and other important wildfire topics.

Aukum Fairplay FireSafe Council

  Monthly meeting, third Weds. of the month, 7 - 8:30 p.m. 

 Community Center, Fair Play Road. 

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Mission Statement

"The mission of the Aukum Fairplay FireSafe Council (AFFSC) is to mitigate loss of life 

and property in the AFFSC area from the effects of catastrophic wildfire 

through community education, mobilization and action, working with 

other Fire Safe Councils and stakeholder agencies and organizations." 

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Please check out the ...

El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Website

Lots of info!

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Burn Day Information

Click here for El Dorado County outdoor burning information:


What if you're not at Home?

Register with El Dorado County Emergency Alerts(called Rave) for cell phone text and email notifications.


For information please email