The CWPP is a blueprint to address the safety of our foothill and mountain communities.
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Water tank specifications. See below.
OTFSC Evacuation Map Click here
PG&E: Public Safety Power Shutoff.
For details, click here
Happy Birthday Smokey - 75 years!
See photo below
Help With Dead Tree Removal is Available Now
Learn how you can get help
A CFIP grant (20 acres or more)
or an EQIP grant (1 acre plus)
The OTFSC is fortunate to have been awarded a Fuels Reduction Grant, thanks to CCI (California Climate Investments) and CAL FIRE
The Fire Prevention Grants currently being awarded are funded with Cap-and Trade auction proceeds appropriated by the California Legislature to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), who is responsible to administer the funds allocated from California Climate Investments (CCI) Program.
To view current fire information in CA, click here
This map shows all active California wildfires in real time (Please be patient, the map takes a while to load).
Smokey celebrates 75th birthday
The next Board Meeting will be
January 23, 5:00 at the Library
February 27, will be a Board Meeting at 5:00 followed by a Public meeting at 6:00 at the Library
Board Meeting (Every month, open to the public)
Public Meeting (open to the public, Stakeholder's update)
"Chamber" location is the Central Sierra Chamber of Commerce at 54120 Hwy 245, Pinehurst, CA
"Library" location is the Bear Mountain County Library in Squaw Valley
(If you have names to add, contact OTFSC at (510)915-3361 and leave a message)
Water Systems Specifications: (National Fire Protection Association Standard 1142)
Individual residential systems for rural firefighting includes 2500 gallon tanks fitted with valves eighteen(18) inches above ground and eight feet from flammable vegetation. Heads shall be brass with two and one-half-inch(2.5) National Hose male thread with cap for pressure and gravity flow systems and four and one-half-inch(4.5) for draft systems.
The Central Sierra Historical Society hosted a "Fire in the Sierra Workshop in Squaw Valley.
Click here to view the power point (power point is 118 mb
The workshop provided an historic perspective and comprehensive overview of the current challenges and opportunities surrounding the management of forest lands and fire’s influence in the Sierra Nevada. The workshop was funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Science. If you missed it,
Oak to Tibmberline FireSafe Council is focused on building fire safe communities. A community Wildfire Prevention Plan (CWPP) is now finished, one that identifies areas of danger that will need mitigation. Community input is important to help us identify areas and get grants. A link to the CWPP is posted on the website. Look for "Burnie's Nest each month to see our progress and how you can be of help.