Creating FireSafe Environments in San Luis Obispo County

NEWS & EVENTS

NEXT MEETING:

2023 BOARD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS ELECTION MEETING

SLO VETERANS HALL (MAP)

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18th

0900-1130 AM

followed by BBQ lunch RSVP

NEWS:

Cambria Forest Article – (The Tribune January 2023)

7 Local College Scholarships awarded in 2022

Welcome our two NEW FireSafe Focus Group Communities: Avila Valley & Huasna Valley

Visit San Luis Obispo Monterey Pine Restoration Project : www SLOMPRP.ORG

FiSci and Friends children’s coloring book


WHAT CAN I DO?

Using fire-resistant building materials can protect your home from wildfires. Taking the necessary measures to harden (prepare) your home can help increase its likelihood of survival when wildfire strikes.. . .

Defensible space is the buffer you create between a building on your property and the grass, trees, shrubs, or any wildland area that surround it. Creating 100′ of defensible space around your home provides firefighters a safe area to work in, to defend your home…

Are you set with a wildfire action plan and emergency supply kit? Give your household the best chance of surviving a wildfire by being ready to go and evacuating early. Being ready to go also means knowing when to evacuate and what to do if you become trapped.

Will you be notified of an EVACUATION in your area?

WHAT ARE WE DOING?


We seek out grant funding to sponsor projects that promote Fire Safe environments throughout San Luis Obispo County.

Fire Prevention takes planning. We bring together communities to develop strategic plans with a common goal to create fire resilient Communities in SLO County.

Our projects create a Fire Safe benefits for a Community in multiple ways. Community Planning; Public Education; Fuel Reduction and Evacuation Preparedness.

RESOURCES & LINKS


CREATING DEFENSIBLE SPACE VIDEO

This free public information video was produced to visually demonstrate things a resident of SLO County can do to defend from the effects of wildland fire.

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SAFETY CHECKLIST
LIVING WITH FIRE – BOOKLET

Through the use of GIS based analysis, we are providing targeted fire safe solutions for the community to prioritize.

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LINKS

Has your insurance company contacted you about signing up for wildfire mitigation services? Read More

Home Owner Insurance Video “How to shop if you’ve been dropped

People are talking about fire retardants. Read More

NEW: We proudly welcome CABRILLO ESTATES as our newest Firewise Community in San Luis Obispo County.

“Living in or near wildland in San Luis Obispo County is a beautiful experience… It can also be a dangerous one. Have you done everything you can to protect your family and home from wildfire?” D.Turner