(805) 804-7735 info@cvcfiresafe.org

About CVC Fire Safe Council

a 501c3 non-profit organization

The Central Ventura County Fire Safe Council was formed by a group of farmers, ranchers, and property owners, and recognized by the IRS as a 501c3 non-profit organization in September, 2010.

We have a eight member Board of Directors with representation from ranchers, farmers, a land conservancy, the insurance industry, a civil engineer and an environmental planner.

Our Advisory Board consists of representatives from Cal Fire, Ventura County Fire Department and other local fire agencies; Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, and an attorney.

Promote Fire Safety and Awareness

Promote fire safety and awareness to local residents and landowners with educational tools such as brochures, flyers, and safety demonstrations

Emergency Ranch Plans

Ranch plans containing information for fire personnel including maps depicting water sources, safety zones, and evacuation routes for ranch personnel and domestic animals

Vegetation management and neighborhood fuel reduction programs

The CVCFSC is proud to have a history of offering free Chipper Days throughout Ventura County thanks in part to grant funding.  The Chip Away for Fire Safety Program is currently underway with funding provide by a grant from the Cooperative Fire Program of the U.S. Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, Pacific Southwest Region, through the California Fire Safe Council.  It is anticipated that the chipper day calendar will be available in September 2017 with Chipper Days to start in 2018.   For more information please email Project Manager Charlotte Crocker at charlotte@cvcfiresafe.org

Hired Vendor Program

The course provides an awareness of fireline safety to hired vendors who plan to engage in wildland fire suppression and other incident support activities.