Deer Springs Fire Safe Council
A 501(c)(3) Community Service Organization
In the wake of the two catastrophic firestorms of 2003 and 2007 in San Diego County, a wealth of fire safety and prevention
information has been published by local and state emergency response agencies. Below, you will find links to several of these
sources. The list is, by no means, complete nor is it meant to refer you to the absolute authority on fire safety and
prevention. The capricious nature of weather and fire behavior cannot be reduced to absolute rules or procedures.
Please visit the
sites linked below and begin your own odyssey of fire safe education by following their links to even more information.
Each link will open a new browser page with a description of what the websites have to offer and hints for navigating to especially
Cal Fire :
Lots of info about Cal Fire but if you scroll down the page to the "Fire Safety Education" section where you
will find more than thirty files each presenting an important topic in fire safety.
Firewise is Sponsored by the National Fire
Protection Association's (NFPA). Visit their "Learning Center." While geared more toward fire professionals, the firewise 3-hour landscaping
"course" and virtual landscaping model are for everyone and well worth the time spent.
Fire Adapted Communities
information and specific actions you can take, no matter what your role, to reduce your risk to the next wildfire.
from Nevada but much is applicable to our area.
Updated June 2017